DanceAfrica 1991: The Griot's Corner

June 1 – 2, 1991

Alternate Title Dance Africa 1991
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, Gambia
Description The Fourteenth Annual Festival of African-American Dance and Music
Subtitled “The Griot’s Corner,” the 1991 DanceAfrica festival featured for the first time Ladygourd Sangoma, a group that fused traditional African techniques with elements of blues and jazz. Also appearing were Forces of Nature, Touch of Folklore and More, and the African American Dance Ensemble.
Identifier 1991s.00476
VenueOpera House
artistic directorBaba Chuck Davis
executive director'Dele Husbands
photographerStephen Chin
production managerJanice Lane, Pamela S. Booker
sound designerMyrna Johnston
speakerPapa McGee
stage manager assistantMama Normadien Woolbright
top billingBaba Chuck Davis