AFUA KOUYATE. Preserving West African cultures by presenting inter-active music, song and dance to the general public.
Afua's inspiration and concentration is in Cultural Arts Leadership, Emphasizing Therapeutic Engagement. Her diversity in training with Cultural historians, masters and teachers allows her to create and choreograph African dance and creative movements that spring from her magical ability to stimulate, excite and flow with the rhythms of the drums. While currently working with Spectrum Dance Theater and Associated Recreation Council, Afua has recently co-founded a new Cultural Arts Development that's based out of Seattle, Washington, named Kouyate Arts. Afua oversees management and leadership. For over the past 40 years, Afua has been an integral part of keeping cultural arts and entertainment vibrant in the Pacific Northwest and abroad. Co-founder of Adefua African Music & Dance Company.
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WORKSHOP: West African Dance with Afua Kouyate.
An inter-active dance experience with live drumming! This dance workshop will cater to all levels of dance. Please come prepared to dance barefoot and wear comfortable clothing. There will be all levels of dance on the global dance floor. Come dance, enjoy your experience and share your dance with others!