DanceAfrica 1992: The Glory of African Dance: A Cultural Jubilee

May 23 – 24, 1992

Alternate Title Dance Africa 1992
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Gambia, Senegal, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the 1992 DanceAfrica festival blended the traditional and contemporary dances of the Congo, Old Mali, Guinea, and South Africa, and featured A Touch of Folklore and More, the Kairaba West Afrikan Dance Company, Malaki Ma Kongo and the International African Islamic Ballet. The final performance of the festival paid homage to those dynamic ancestors who passed on to the ancestral ground, and featured the LaRocque Bey Dance Company. In addition to the weekend of performances, the Festival  included a series of master classes in African music and dance and a free outdoor bazaar.
Identifier 1992s.00519
VenueOpera House
artistic directorBaba Chuck Davis
costume designerOdiya Muhammadu Hamin
executive directorLuther Fontaine
lighting designerWilliam H. Grant III
stage manager assistantMama Normadien Woolbright
top billingBaba Chuck Davis