Production

DanceAfrica 2002: 25 Years of DanceAfrica: Africa, My Africa

May 24 – 25, 2002


Alternate Title Dance Africa 2002
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Cuba, Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria
Description DanceAfrica’s 25th anniversary celebration brought the return of several classic DanceAfrica companies—such as the Chuck Davis Dance Company, the Charles Moore Dance Theatre, and LaRocque Bey School of Dance—who were featured alongside some of the more recent regulars, like Rennie Harris Puremovement and Forces of Nature. Along with the lively DanceAfrica bazaar, many side events were held, including a slam poetry performance featuring artists of HBO’s Def Poetry series.  
 
Identifier 2002s.00736
VenueOpera House
artistic directorBaba Chuck Davis
dancerMama Carol Awolowo, Mama Tara Bernard, Mama Jacqueline Coban Martin, Ade Torbert, Mama Linda Evans, Adis M. Flores Veloz, Akissi Britton, Alaina Duncanson, Whitney Alexander, Amy Henry, Christopher Miller, Eleanor Scott, C.J. Moore, Elexus Knox, E. Moncell, Eugene Niles, Fakoya Jack-Vilmar, Faryce Moore, Fatima Green, Francie Johnson, Genese Dean, Gregory Nelson, Hanine Kandeel , Hassan Mohammad, Ashley London, Jacqueline Mcallister, Jacquelle Jolly, Jaime Mack, Ashley Parker, Jamal Callendar, Atiya P. Dickerson, James P. "Cricket" Colter, Jarra Godridge , Jasmine Poole, Audrey Madison, Jasper Prince, Jeffrey Page, Avril Gause, Jerbean Gilkes, Jeremiah Fayson, Jessica Jardine, Jose A. Carrion Napoles, Jose Bueno Sanchez, June Boyd, Karima P. Dickerson, Cynthia Showard-Humphrey, Karla McFarlane, Ayanna P. Dickerson, Katrina Baptiste, Dara Gadsen, Kedeshia Hall , Keisha James, David Pace, Keith Stallworth, Ayanna Pierre, Keivasia Haynes, Ayodele Mason, Kemi Ajaiyeoba, Kenyatta Cottle, Kia Marae Mathes, Kiara Davis, Betsy Roker, Kirsha Mcintyre, Kourtney Charles, Beverly Moore, Kyle Archer, Kyree Edwards, Laima Martinez Coello, Brittany Keppel, Brittany Grier, LaNiece Mobley, Denise Ola DeJean, Larry Johnson, Byheija Baylor, Latisee Mays, Latoya Wigfall, Leona Heyward Hull, Leroy Layne, Leslie Boyd , Leslie Brothers, Luther Sulaiman Wilson, Diamond Clay, Malawi B. Jengagi-EI, Caliaf St. Aubyn, Maritza Casamayor Navarro, Marl'yon Watson, Diamond Jolly, Maura Isaac Alvarez, Melinda Abbott, Melissa Mack, Mianna Questelles, Michael St. Rose, Michele Stafford, Camille Bailey, Munir Assante, Diamond Roach, Nadia Dieudonné, Nadru McAllister, Nadyia Jones, Naeemah Brown, Nakeya Garrett, Nia Farmer, Candace Midgette, Diamond Stephens, Nia Pittman, Dina Wright, Nicole Taylor, Antoinette M. Coward, Nijeeda Branch, Nneka Mitchell, Odalis Arminan Debrod, Osebolulu Omo-Abu, Pamela Johnson, Patrick Moore, Penelope Kalloo, Carlos A. Borbon Rodriguez, Carmania Watkins, Carmen Antonetty, Qiana Gilkes, Quahirah Kibler, Queen G (Gisele) Bey, Rachel Acacia Salas Vega, Mama Hanan Hameen, Reinaldo Babastro Perez, Tiffany Creightney, Donna Tait, Roberto Nordet La Valle, Ronald Felix, Ronsha A. Dickerson, Shandell Bonneau, Cassandra Keith, Catherine Foster, Faith Blackman, Minga Brown, Charles Clemente, Chavon Coleman, Kiara Cornish, Chelsea Cummings, Kaitlyn Cummings, Markita Agard, Ellen Darnley, Sandra Fela Wiles, Saquona Goulbourne, Seban Questelles, Sequoyah Daniels, Sergio Hechavarria Gallardo, Shakir Torbert, Shakuwra Gay, Shani Graves, Shaniya Hyndman, Charise Taylor, Sheniqua Alderman, Charlene Hiliger, Sherell Alderman, Sherina Jardine, Mama Pearl White, Sierra Leone Jengagi-EI, Charlene Mason, Charmmane Baker, Tabresha Harris, Tatyana Kendall, Teana Donaldson, Tenenfig Dioubate, Duane Lee Holland, Thenis Jenkins, Chioneso Bakr, Thia Grant, Tiffany Grogan, Tiffany Hodgson, Tyrone Monroe, Christine Placide, Wanda A. Dickerson, Yusef George, Zakiya Torbert, Ebony Ruffin, Zuri Marcellin, Nicole Deweever, Mama Dr. Lynette White-Mathews, Mama Adwoa Brown, Danielle D'Avilar, Bijan Dendtler-Clark, Myasia Dickerson, H. Sasha Flores, Cimone Graves, Khadija Nicholas, Acotirene Surette-Jungwirth, Thea Grier
executive directorOlabamidele A Husbands
lighting designerWilliam H. Grant III
stage manager assistantMama Normadien Woolbright
top billingBaba Chuck Davis

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