Full Description: The Department of Dance presents a concert, "Africa Moves!" Three night of concerts will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday on April 23 and 24, and at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. Visiting Professor Souleymane ‘Solo’ Badolo will present three new works; one solo and two pieces featuring Denison University students. Badolo’s extensive professional career began with the founding of his own dance company, “Kongo Ba Teria,” in his native Burkina Faso in 1993. Since then, he has shown work internationally, with extensive showings in New York City festivals. In 2011, he was nominated for a Bessie Award as Outstanding Emerging Choreographer. His style merges traditional African dance and contemporary Western dance aesthetics.
Address: Doane Dance Building, Denison University, 231 West College Street, Granville, OH 43023
Open to Public: Yes