another piece i co-choreographed. “y3nsa”, the name of the piece, in essence is “let’s dance” in twi.
Choreographer: Kay Cadena, Jalisa Roberts, David S. Opoku
Music: “Bamidele” by Asa
Live drumming by David and Company
Azonto mix: “Sweetio” by Raquel ft Sarkodie, “Lapaz Toyota” by Guru, “Kolom” by Buk Bak
Dancers: Kay Cadena, Nour El-Youssef, Thomas Soares, Allison Stuewe, Ntshadi Mofokeng, Chris Green, Ian Perkins-Taylor, Carmen Smith-Estrada, Jalisa Roberts, Lirianny Pimentel, Daniel Cho, David Selassie Opoku, Nicole Cox, Catherine Xiang, Sebastian Bravo Montenegro, Leanna Browne, Dalibel Ferreira (Guest Dancer), Imoleayo Abel (Guest Drummer)
“This piece is about how dance represents community in different ways. We’re exploring this through the styles of Umfundalai, Kpanlogo, and Azonto. We hope you get a sense of the diverse nature of community and how it is celebrated through dance.”