Production

DanceAfrica 2015: Brazilian rhythms. African roots.

May 16 – 25, 2015


Alternate Title Dance Africa 2015: Brazilian rhythms. African roots.
Country of Origin United States, Brazil
Description The nation's largest festival dedicated to African dance returns for its 38th year, bringing together performance, art, film, and an array of community events for an exhilarating celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora.
This year's edition celebrates Brazil, tracing the transatlantic roots of the country's vibrant music and dance traditions. Headlined by Afro-Brazilian dance troupe Balé Folclórico da Bahia, 2015 marks the last year that Baba Chuck Davis will lead the festival as Artistic Director.
Catch Balé Folclórico da Bahia and select New York dance troupes in the annual Memorial Day weekend performances. And don't miss the one-and-only outdoor bazaar, FilmAfrica, and many other events. Ago! Amee!
Identifier 2015s.00570
VenueOpera House
costume designerHopie Lyn Burrows
dancerAloma Silva, Arismar Junior, Carolyn Sumter, Cleonildes Santos, Denise Rocha, DePre Owens, Edemilson Andrade, Edilene Dos Santos, Ednei Cruz, Edvan Santos, Elivan Santos, Francie Johnson, Ishmael Koyate, Jadson Santos, Joseilton Lapa, Joy Richardson (Bambara Drum and Dance Ensemble), Keemaiya Collins, Lauren Lola Jones, Luana Pessanha, Lucimar Sousa, Luis Santana, Maya Doyle, Menherit Goodwyn, Neidson Santos, Noelani Love, Noelson Souza, Omoyemi Jinad, Precious T. Bonaparte, Priscila Vaz, Sherece Donalds, Tamires Amorim, Tearra Moore, Thiago Ribeiro, Tiago Lima, Toyia Ford, Vado Diamonde, Valfredo De Souza, Wagner Santana, Kaylyn Alston, Deirdre Brock, Kaisa Brown, Teanna Chin, Colby Christina, Alexis Donavon, Kiah Dozier, Nikala Elson, Sequoia Harris, Hadiya Hyppolite, Naomi Johnson, Bria Knox, Kianna McKoy, Faith Mondesire, Mia Nelson, Aziza Pope, Tianna Smith, Serena St. Clair, Keturah Stephen, T’khiya Townsend, Amira Williams, Christina Woods, Camille Bailey, Kourtney Charles, Shanae Cloud, Danielle D’Avilar, Sara DeBerry, Bijan Dendtler-Clark, Myasia Dickerson, Ayanna Donovan, Kishana Flenory, Shani Graves, Thea Grier, Na'ilah Harris, Tabresha Harris, Shaniya Hyndman, Keisha James, Jessica Jardine, Sherina Jardine, Tamara Jolly, Noel Kelly, Qahirah Kibler, Breana LaFortune, Lavasia Lawton, Damaris Lewis, Melissa Moore, Christine Placide, Diamond Roach, Michele Stafford, Nyomie Torres, Valencia Springer, Nailah Walthour, Wynter Dias, Mikua Ferrer, Kaleah Gaskin, Alexandra Grant, Tianna Gray, Bahiyah Leito, Nuani Lewinson, Saabriah Mapp, Naia Owens, Atiya Pope, Jada Spencer, Christvy Taha, Tinuola Bello, Timothy Bishop, Malik Camara, Mama DeBorah Davis-Gray, Lindia Dugue, Hanan Hameen, Arisa Ingram, Joy Karaimu, Nailah Lisa Morris
lighting designerAl Crawford, Marcos De Souza
musical directorAde Love
sound operatorJose Maia
stage manager assistantNormadien Woolbright

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