Production

DanceAfrica 2012: One Africa/Many Rhythms

May 20 – 28, 2012


Alternate Title Dance Africa 2012, DanceAfrica 2012: 35 Years, DanceAfrica 2012: One Africa / Many Rhythms
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Ghana
Description Celebrating its 35th anniversary, DanceAfrica 2012 kicked off with a program featuring some of its classic ensembles, including the Charles Moore Dance Theatre, Chuck Davis Dance Company, Dinizulu, and the International Afrikan-American Ballet. On Memorial Day weekend an expanded lineup took the stage, with ensembles from Ghana, Queens, Brooklyn, Philadelphia and beyond.  In addition to the master classes, film, and community offerings, an exhibition of Nigerian female artists was presented in the Diker Gallery.
 
Identifier 2012s.01106
VenueOpera House
conductorTalu Green
dancerAfia Akoto, Aimee Graham, Ajarbo Waldron, Akosua Akoto, Akwesi Munir Asante, Alexis Johnson, Alicia Pegues, Amadoma Bediako, Amma Hyland-Wilson (Dinizulu), Angela Pope, Ashley Victoria Brown, Audrey Madison, Ayanna Donavon, Beverly Moore, Bintou Kouyate, Brittany Grier, Bruce Heath, Caliaf St. Aubyn, Camille Bailey, Colby Myers, Cara Maldonado, Carol Lonnie, Charmain Wells, Clyde Wilder, Daaimah Taalib-Din, Danion Lewis, David Pace, David Williams, Dierdre Brock, Denise Ola DeJean, Deon Sass, Diamond Roach, Donna Tait, Efeya Sampson, Elexus Knox, Fabiola Plasir, Fatima Logan, Fatouseck Primus-Rahman, Faye Moore, Fofie Akoto, Hadiya Hyppolite, Iusaset Bakr, Jackie Martin, Jae Ponder, Lynette White-Mathews, Jah'Meek Williams, Carole Awolowo, Jamal Callendar, Tara Barnard-Williams, Janice Braithewaite-Hart, Jacqueline Coban-Martin, Jasmine Poole, Jerbean Gilkes, Linda Evans, Johari Mayfield, Karisma Jones, Karla McFarlane, Keisha James, Kevin Rainey, Kevin Tate, Kianna McKoy, Kishana Flenory, Kiyana Clarke, Kofi Brown, Kourtney Charles, Kweku Ofori, Lacine Wedderburn, Larry Johnson, Lashanda Talbert, Lesina Martin, Leslie Brothers, L. Mimi Woods, Maimouna Kane, Makini Niliwaabieni, Marie Rosenberg, Marilyn Banks, Martial Roumain, Melissa Mack, Nabowire Stokes, Nadia Dieudonné, Nailah Walthour, Natasha Diaz, N'dack Fleming, Nikoli Pierre, Nkenge Cunningham, Nyomie Torres, Qahirah Kibler, Quynn Johnson, Ramona Candy, Raquel Kibibi Haynes, Raven Mcrae, Nafisa Sharriff, Rita Victor, Rubie Inez Williams, Ryan Rankine, Sandra Fela Wiles, Sequoia Harris, Shaniya Hyndman, Shoniah Torres, Taeler Cyrus, Talijha Lezama, Tamara Jolly, Thea Grier, Tianna Thomas, Tyrone Monroe, Watkins Smith, Tricia Tait, Yao Ababio, Zakiya M. Harris, Zakiya Huntley, Zakiya Torbert, Henderson Arzu, Minerva Bermudez, Edna Yassenia Blanco, Michelle Figueroa, Ivette Guerrero, Jorge Martinez, Darling Moreira, Vanessa Moreira, Stanasia Richardson, Darwin Roches, Catherine Ochun Soliz-Rey, Luz F. Soliz, Marilin Suazo, Italo Tarallo, Rolando Zapata, Bianca Albright, Alonzo Carter, John Connor, Phil Cuttino, Jr., David Dingle, Robert Durkson, Milly Elvis, Marty Galbavy, Steven Gates, Damon Holley, Saloua Ibaline, Joseph Ingram, Donna Kearney, Victor Lewis, Jr., Annabelle Paez, Jason Poleon, Alfonso Robinson, Jr., Andrew Thomas, Jayson Vasquez, Simmon Wilcox, Denise Tima Fann Baker, Hazel Starkes Bryant, Ayanda Clarke, Neil Clarke, Gregory Ince, Iyedun Ince, Lauren Dunner Ince, Rosa Connors Kincaid, Amma Wiles McKen, Rhonda Morman, Obayana Olumide, Amaniyé Payne, Baba O. Wali Rahman, Sulé Wilson, Melisa Bande, Maikel Castellanos, Isabel Estrada, Momoko Hanyuda, Alexander La Rosa, Jesus La Rosa, Elieser Mendoza Pérez, Valerie Merosier, Deadra Nelson, Natalie Pardo, Liethis Y. Hechavarria Perez, Freddy Ruiz, Fatima Walker, Ghizamboule Robinson, Malong Bayo, Patricia Gittens, Kim Bailey, Akua Brabham, Sharon Elcock, Jacqueline Francis, Cyre Irby, Sarai Kearse, Noelle Pigott, Safiya Price, Thandiwe Price, Rasheeda Rhodes, Shanna Rizos, Lenea Stevens, Sophia Walsh, Sarah Ward, Brittney Burgess, Kassandra Burgess, Raylana Ciceron, Kaitlyn Cox, Hadiya Edwards, Jadiyah Henry, Tyler Jarrett, Olivia Miller, Ehiosa Oni, Osarieme Oni, Ashonte Rhodes, Jennyka St. Laurent, Zaire Taylor, Revah Ward, Deborah Garrett, Nicole London, Virna Springer, Jacquelin Jardine, Malik Camara, Omari Contaste, Lindia Dugue, Nuse Deka Franklin, Leslie Gray, Mama DeBorah Davis-Gray, Hanan Hameen, Arisa Ingram, Francie Johnson, Mayetha Johnson, Joy Karaimu, Mama Katunga, Daryl Lobban, Claudia Lopez, Foluso Mimy, Naima Penniman, Aisha Starr, Nakia D. Vieira, Marcus Williams, James Yarborough, Kianna Bowers, Kaisa Brown, Teanna Chin, Amanda Flynn, Deandra Johns, Mia Jones, Bria Knox, Catherine Lorisme, Aziza Pope, Tianna Smith, Keturah Stephen, Eric Ansuade, Isaac Bentum, Peace Elewonu, Leslie Adjetey Klufio, Rebecca Korley, Yesutor Kotoka, Comfort Tetteh
director assistant/associateTyrone Monroe, Jorge Martinez, Ivette Guerrero
musical notation/coordinationJose Guerrero
stage manager assistantNormadien Woolbright
technical assistant/associateCalvin Booker
top billingChuck Davis

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