DanceAfrica 1999: Hear the Movement, See the Rhythm

May 28 – 30, 1999

Alternate Title Dance Africa 1999
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Kenya
Description “Hear the movement, See the rhythm,” DanceAfrica ’99, featured for the first time the ensemble known as Mizizi. With a repertoire of dances drawn from over 45 distinct Kenyan tribes, Mizizi was the first Kenyan ensemble to be featured in DanceAfrica. Other featured ensembles included, among others, the Ballethnic Dance Company and the Ishangi African Dancers.
Identifier 1999s.00655
VenueOpera House
artistic directorBaba Chuck Davis
directorEric Pryor
lighting designerWilliam H. Grant III
musical arrangerGerard L. Reid, Ron Patterson
production managerMama Peggy Alston
stage manager assistantMama Normadien Woolbright
top billingBaba Chuck Davis