by Tara Giangrande for The Dance Journal Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble’s Brazil & Beyond, which premiered Saturday, October 22nd at the Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts, presented a dynamic array of dances that underscored the value of […]Read more ›
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Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble has commissioned renowned Afro-Brazilian choreographer Dandha de Hora to create an all-new dance based on Afro-Brazilian dance and music traditions. Her work, “Our Roots,” will make its world-premiere as part of “Brazil & […]Read more ›
photo credit Jaci Downs Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble has commissioned renowned Senegalese choreographer Marie Basse-Wiles to create two all-new dances based on Senegalese dance and music traditions. Both dances will make their world-premiere as part of Kulu […]Read more ›
As they continue a legacy of infusing African dance with contemporary sensibilities, Philadelphia’s pre-eminent African dance company, Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble will partner with The Requisite Movers (TRM) to present Let the Roots Show – an electric […]Read more ›
Philadelphia’s premier African dance company, Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble returns to the Painted Bride Art Center on Thanksgiving weekend for two inspiring shows. Sacred Journeys, a celebration of faith and the human spirit, will feature new and […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer ‘Mission accomplished,” Dorothy Wilkie announced last month when she and her company returned to Philadelphia from a two-week dance residency in the West African nation of Guinea.The mission had been to acquire new choreography […]Read more ›