Production

DanceAfrica 2005: Rhythmic Heritage: Going Full Circle

May 27 – 29, 2005


Alternate Title Dance Africa 2005, Rhythmic Heritage: Going Full Circle
Country of Origin United States, Jamaica, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Mali
Description DanceAfrica ’05, “Rhythmic Heritage: Going Full Circle,” was a feast of African culture. In addition to dance—which included for the first time a Jamaican ensemble, L’ACADCO— BAMcinématek presented highlights of the New York African Film Festival, with new documentaries, award winners, and kids’ films. In addition, members of L’ACADCO offered master classes in dance, an exhibition of the Jamaican artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes was on view, and an African Sculpture Garden was constructed across the street at BAM Park. 
 
Identifier 2005s.00807
VenueOpera House
artistic directorChuck Davis
company managerDiane Skai Stroud
dancerAaliyah Hopkins, Aaron Appleton, Ade Allen, Ade Torbert, Aisha Bell, Ajamu Logan, Alexis Arias, Alicia Monteverde, Alisha Anderson, Alyssa Cloud, Amanyea Shadea Stines-Jones, Amber Payne, Amira Willis, Angela Carey Adams, Danielle D'Avilar, Darcel Jones, Ashley Francis, Diamond Roach, Diamond Williams, Donnell Jones, Ashley London, Dyulani Thomas, Elexus Knox, Eno Washington, Avril Gause, Esther Riddick, Ezra Tomlinson, Fajr Abdul Akbar, Fatouseck Primus-Rahman, Freyani Patrice, Guamisha Jean-Paul, Guill Martino, Habiba Idbirisu, Herron Dyce, Howard Daly, Imani Doyle, Beqsut Floyd, Imani Turrentine, Inez Williams, Jacqueline Logan, Jadeah Norris, Beverly Johnson, Jahmarey Dennison, Jalissa Kea, Jamal Folks, Jasmine Lovelace, Jasmine Poole, Jaukia McConeyhead, Jessica Cappe, Johanna Coggins, Bijan Dendtler-Clark, Joselin Rivera, Justin Jones, Jyneise Belmont, Karrissma Jones, Khadeejah Smith, Brandon Ruiz, Khama Phillips, Kiara McQueen, Kishana Flenory, Kourtney Charles, Breana LaFortune, Lamaryse Monteverde, Latifah Warner, Lauren Atkins, Laurie Ann Glasgow, Brianna Johnson, Lavaisia Lawton, Brittany Grier, Lawson Pinder, Caithlin Willis, Leslie Gray Mabena, Libya Jones, Lisa O'Gilvie, Lori-Ann Glasgow, Luis Pizarro, Mahmudul Hassan, Malik Camara, Malik Faulkner, Mamadou Dahoué, Markita Agard, Melicia Pristell, Melinda Parham, Melissa Diaz, Melissa Mack, Melissa Moore, Mercedes Thomas, Mianna Questelles, Michele Stafford, Camille Bailey, Michael Walters, Mohammed All, Capri Thornton-Lake, Monique Lalanne, Morzina Nishi, Catherine Foster, Nadia Joseph, Nahar Kamrun, Catherine Sheppard, Nailah Walthour, Naimah Brown, Mama DeBorah Davis-Gray, Cathy Ann Gibbon, Naja Brathwaite, Najah Haynes, Nayila Antoine, Neila Ebanks, Nester Cummings, Nganga-L'Antoinette Stines, Chavell Robinson, Chel'si Hanton, Nia Jacob, Niamke D'Avilar, Nia Pittman, Nicole Brown, Nicole Burkhalter, Nicole Meekins, Nneka Mitchell, Cheryl Horne, Obaefun Vereen, Olivia Spencer, Onieka Greene, Ouida Lewis, Patrice Levy, Qahirah Kibler, Randi Clarke, Renee Lucas, Robin Gee, Cheyanne Robertson, Sabine Lafortune, Chioneso Bakr, Samantha Rutty, Sara De Berry, Sasha Christian, Schenycka Jean-Paul, Schyler Drew, Sezlyn Petersen, Shakir Torbert, Christina Leonard, Christine Placide, Shalonda Wallace, Christopher Thomas, Shamaya Simmons, Shaneeka Nicholson, Crystal Dance, Shani Graves, Sha'Ron Dixon, Sherina Jardine, Sherrell Gittens, Shynia Steed, Sienna Mc Keller, Simone Harris, Damaris Lewis, D'andra Jones, Sirena Matos, Tania Rivera, Tanya Allsopp, Taslima Priti, Tekeya Clement, Danery Nuesi, Terry Ann Samuel, Thea Grier, Thia Grant, Tiana Caraway, Tiffany Hardy, TreShon Black, Patricia Dye-Asante, Tseghe Simpson, Valencia Springer, Valerie Francis, William H. Smith, Zakiya M. Harris, Zakiya Torbert, Danice Jones, Zoie Forster, Zuri Marcellin, David Callum, Caliaf St. Aubyn
directorDeidra Lloyd
executive directorKofi Osei Williams
lighting designerWilliam H. Grant III
musical directorAyanda Clarke, Tra-Bi Lizie
stage manager assistantNormadien Woolbright
top billingChuck Davis

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