DanceAfrica 2009: Rhythmic Reflection: African Legacies Revealed

May 22 – 25, 2009

Alternate Title Dance Africa 2009
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea
Description For its 32nd year, DanceAfrica—with the theme “Rhythmic Reflection: African Legacies Revealed”—offered films from South Africa, dance from Brooklyn (with the ensemble Evidence, and the yearly favorite BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble), as well as music from spiritualist master Omi Yesa, and an exhibition featuring American sculptor Emmett Wigglesworth.
Identifier 2009s.00922
VenueOpera House
artistic directorBaba Chuck Davis
dance captain/répétiteurJohari Mayfield
lighting designerWilliam H. Grant III
musical directorAbdel R. Salaam
photographerMargot Jordan
production assistant/coordinatorEugene Niles
sound designerDavid Margolin Lawson
technical assistant/associateKwame Shaka Opare
technical directorNick Hung
top billingBaba Chuck Davis
visual artistEmmett Wigglesworth