DanceAfrica 2000: Cultural Connections

June 2 – 4, 2000

Alternate Title Dance Africa 2000
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Benin, Ghana, Zimbabwe
Description “Cultural Connections,” the first DanceAfrica festival of the new millennium, featured new favorites Rennie Harris Puremovement, Djoule African, and the Benin-based ensemble Génies Noirs.
Identifier 2000s.00683
VenueOpera House
artistic advisorGuillaume Coffi Adjaho
artistic directorBaba Chuck Davis
company managerBasile Vieyra
costume designerBaba Chuck Davis
dance captain/répétiteurLamar Wilson
director assistant/associateArthur Maddox, Mama Patricia Dye-Asante
lighting designerWilliam H. Grant III
musical arrangerDJ Todd Damon
musical directorYao Ababio
musical notation/coordinationOsei Abablo
production managerGene Osborne, Sr., Jack Robinson
stage manager assistantMama Normadien Woolbright
top billingBaba Chuck Davis