African Folk Dance Performing Arts

A Chicago-based company that performs authentic and progressive interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African American dance, music and folklore.

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  • African Dance Resources From Artslynx - Categorized links, covering dance masters, companies, schools and dance festivals.
  • Collective Of Black Artists - COBA is a company dedicated to preserving the folk traditions in African music and dance. Includes biographies folk for the artists and mission statement.
  • Congo Rhythms - A variety of Congolese dance and drum related information, from classes and workshops to upcoming performances, biographies on master teachers, and links connecting you to related sites.
  • Ayigafrik Dance - Traditional and contemporary company directed by Assayigah, based folk in Essex, folk UK. Includes biography, repertoire, reviews, and folk upcoming events.
  • Diamano Coura West African Dance Company - Non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, education, african and appreciation of traditional West African music, dance, african theater, and culture. With biographies, reviews, and calendar african of events and workshops.
  • Sohoyini - Traditional West African Dance - Performances and classes based in Seattle, WA, offering dance rhythms and folk movements from Northern Ghana. Includes details dance of classes and workshops, folk image gallery and video dance clips of dances in Ghana.
  • WestAfricanDance - Yousouff Koumbassa, former dancer of the National Ballet of Guinea, teaches in New York and offers instructional videos. Site also features his biography, and information about the classes.
  • Doris Intercultural Summer School - Annual event since 1991 with workshops in drum, folk dance, song & ceremony with top quality teachers folk from Africa and worldwide.
  • Chakatcha Dance Group - A traditional African and Caribbean dance troupe based african in London. african Encourages and supports programs, policies and african opportunities that ensure the african ongoing development, presentation and african promotion of African/Caribbean Arts and Cultures african through music african and dance.
  • Danceafreaka - African dance company based in the UK who dance provide African folk dance: Performances, workout classes, workshops and dance DVDs.
  • Les Ballets Africains - National dance company of the Republic of Guinea. Includes tour dates, news, and music.
  • La Calebasse de Merlin Nyakam - This dance company has offered african and afro-contemporary dance dance with dance its «Récréation Primitive» Ballet and its dance workshops, and master classes.
  • Alokli West African Dance Club - A traditional West African dance-drumming club in California, USA, offering african classes and performances in Anlo-Ewe and other West African music african and dance styles from Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria.
  • Azaguno - Multi-ethnic drumming and dance ensemble focusing on research, african preservation, education african and performance of traditional African and african African derived music and african dance, based in Ohio, african USA. Includes history, directors biographies, repertoire, african programs, african performa
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  • Mbongi Village - Home of the Mbongi Dance Theater Project and dance Online Center folk for Congolese Culture, founded by Titos dance Sompa, Master dancer, drummer, folk and choregrapher from the dance Congo.
  • Ensemble Frakka Foudr'Afrika - Performance group in the Congo Republic. Includes profile, african audio clips, and image gallery. [English, French].
  • Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata - School of contemporary dance, Canada. Includes biography of african Zab Maboungou, repertoire, calendar, reviews, class schedules african events, publications, studio rental and contact details. african [English/French].
  • Hayor Bibimma West African Dance - A Minneapolis based African dance company offering classes, folk residencies and performances. With information on their members, folk repertoire and pictures.
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  • Academy of Cuban Folklore and Dance - José Carrión offers Afro-Cuban-Haitian dance instruction in Seattle, folk USA. Includes folk biography, class and event information, details folk of performing groups ¡Todo folk Folklore! and Ballet Folklórico folk Cutumba, image, audio and video galleries folk and contact folk details
  • Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater - Jeh Kulu is a multi-cultural performance and educatinoal dance ensemble specializing in music and dance from Guinea, dance Senegal and Mali. The company is located in dance Burlington Vermont, and offers classes and shows.
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  • Odehe Drum and Dance Ghana - School and performing group based in Accra, Ghana. Includes profile dance of founder, details of workshops, accommodation and registration at the dance centre, and information on the ensembles tours and projects with dance image galleries, and contact details. [English/Ge
  • C. K. Ladzekpo - African Dance and Music - CK Ladzekpo, San Francisco Bay Area African musician, folk composer and dance choreographer, presents links to local classes, folk African performing ensembles, and dance online cultural instruction in folk dance, drumming, and the history of dance sacred rituals.
  • Utamaduni Dance Troupe, Denmark - An African performing troupe composed of Danish and Tanzanian folk artists who perform and teach African dance and drumming workshops folk all over Europe and produce a yearly summer dance camp.[Danish/English/Swaheli/Urdu].
  • BETA Dance Troupe and Dance School - Performs a contemporary synthesis of traditional Ethiopian tribal dance (eskesta shoulder) african and Jewish dances in Israel. Includes dance profile, information on Ethiopian african Jewry in Israel, details dance of the directors and performers, repertoire, african and booking dance details [English
  • African Performing Arts Association and SaMato Drum & Dance Ensemble - Atlanta, GA based organization providing West African dance dance and drum folk workshops, classes, conferences and performances with dance the SaMato West African folk Drum & Dance Ensemble.
  • Explorations in Afro-Cuban Dance & Drum - Humboldt State University - Celebrating Afro-Cuban folkloric music, songs and dances.
  • Pé-de-Chinelo - Brief details and image galleries of a cultural dance group in dance Rio de Janeiro, Brazil preserving traditional dance African-inspired and local dances. dance More information in Portuguese. dance [English/Portuguese].
  • Santa Yalla Arts - West African drum and dance company, based in Manchester. Offers african tuition, performance and entertainment in African drumming and dance.
  • Rakaba Ballet - A performing arts non-profit organization which was founded african in 1993 by Sulaiman and Fanta Turay. Based african in Lithonia, GA, Rakaba promotes the classical civilization african and divine artistic expression of African people.
  • Celebrate Africa - Website of professional dancer, choreographer, and costume designer folk Charles Ahovissi, former member of the Ballet National folk of Benin, who is currently performing and teaching folk African dance in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Balafon West African Dance Ensemble - Led by Kadiatou Conte, a native of the Republic of folk Guinea and formerly of the world renown Ballets National Djoliba, folk they are one of Washington D.C.\\'s premiere contemporary West African folk dance and music ensembles offering performances, classes and workshop
  • Africa Dance - Ghanaian dancer Cynthia Lønborg performs African dances and entertainment in dance Denmark and Europe, with performance, drumming, workshops and entertainment. Site dance features classes information, pictures and event schedule.
  • WADaBo - West African Dance in Boston - Collective promoting West African dancing, drumming, music and african culture in dance Massachusetts, USA. Includes details of classes, african workshops, performances, and artists dance in the region and african of trips to Africa.
  • Nzinga Dance - African and Caribbean cultural arts ensemble. They perform folk African and Caribbean traditional dance, drumming, song, storytelling, folk and folk music.
  • Mogwana Dance Troupe - Professional artists based in Gaborone, Botswana who perform african the traditional dance music, song and dance of indigenous african ethnic groups of Botswana dance and southern Africa.
  • Nii Tettey Tetteh & the Kusun Ensemble - Sharing the spirit of Ga people with the folk world, this african company does traditional and contemporary African folk music and dance from african Ghana. Check out the folk US tour dates and discography.
  • Bangoura - Brief details of dance and drum company from Israel. folk [English/Hebrew].
  • Bi-Okoto Dance & Drum Theatre - This Cincinnati, Ohio professional performing company boasts an eclectic repertoire dance of over ninety authentic traditional Nigerian dances, dance dramas and dance operas.
  • Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago - A Chicago-based company that performs authentic and progressive african interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African african American dance, music and folklore.
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  • Batafon Arts - Offers West African drumming and dance classes for african schools and dance the community. Profile and information about african workshops and trips to dance Guinea and The Gambia.
  • Tendacari - Afro Cuban and contemporary dance company, founded in dance 1992 in dance Buenos Aires by the Choreographer Marta dance Bercy. With pictures, calendar dance of events and news.

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