Teaching and Performing Mande Dance of Guinea, West Africa
Guinean arts educator, teacher, choreographer, dancer and musician Alseny Soumah was George A. Miller Visiting Artist during Spring semester 2010 (January 18-May 6, 2010). He was brought to campus by the Robert E. Brown Center for World Music (School of Music) in collaboration with the Department of Dance. He participated in a number of on- and off-campus activities, including training dancers for a performance at KCPA (Center for World Music's Spring concert of Mande Music and Dance) and an outreach program in the Champaign Public Schools.
Alice Arts Center, Oakland, CA