Calendar

2019

Choreographic commission

September through December

  • Theater work, “Love is in the hair” director Jean-Francois Auguste and his company For Happy People with text by Laëtitia Ajanohun

Creation / Tour (France)  season 2019/20

  • Young audiences project TWICE: performer in collaboration with choreographers Robyn Orlin & Emmanuel Eggermont (Centre Chorégraphic National, Roubaix, France, production)

Guest Artist Workshop

June 17th to 21st

  • Professional Training, Micadanse (Paris, France)
  • University of South Florida programs Dance and Theater in Paris (France)

Guest Artist Workshop

March 16th and 17th

Performances

January 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd and 24th

2018

Guest Artist Workshop

December 11th

  • Choreography workshop, Théâtre de la Cite International (Paris, France)

Artist Talk

November 17th

  • “Décoloniser les corps et les représentations” (Decolonization of the body and its representations) with researcher Sylvie Chalaye, laboratoire SeFeA de la Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 and actress Sephora Pondi at the Théâtre de la Cite International (Paris, France)

Performance

October 25th

  • Improvisation, Grand opening of Aké Arts and Books Festival (Lagos, Nigeria)

Performances

October 24th

  • Portraits in red (solo), Grand opening of Ouida House Bookstore (Lagos, Nigeria)

Performance

October 20th

  • Improvisation with singer Ire Toluhi, Daniel Pearl Music Days Festival (Hilton Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria)

Guest Artist – African Regional Service US State Department

October 14th to 26th

  • Choreography/Technique workshops (Krump Studios, Abuja, Nigeria & Freedom Park, Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Dance workshops (PEFTI Film Institute Lagos, Nigeria)

Performances

March 25th

  • Portraits in red (solo), Musée de l’histoire d’immigration (Paris, France)

Performances

March 8th

2017

Performances

December 9th

  • Portraits in red (solo), Pointe Éphémère (Paris, France)

Performances

November 27th to December 1st

  • Portraits in red (solo), East African Nights of Tolerance Festival (Kigali, Rwanda)

Performances

November 21st to 23rd

  • Portraits in red (solo), Kinani International Contemporary Dance Festival (Maputo, Mozambique)

Performances

August 10th

Creation/Workshops

July 26th to August 16th

  • Choreography and master classes for Euroculture (65 aspiring artists, 7 European countries & 11 refugees from Sudan, Syria and Afghanistan (Auvergne region, France)

Performances

July 1st and 2nd

  • Portraits in red (solo), Festival Clignancourt Danse sur les Rails (Jardin du Ruisseau, Paris, France)

Performances

March 31st

  • Spiral (solo), Festival Generation A, Theater Paris-Villette (Paris, France)

Creation/Workshops

January – May

May 1st to 5th

  • Professional Training Program, Menagerie de Verre (Paris, France)

March 27th to 31st

  • Professional Training Program, Menagerie de Verre (Paris, France)

2016

Performances

February 20th

Creation/Workshops

November 28 to December 2nd

  • Professional Training Program, Micadanse (Paris, France)

July

January – May

April 22nd to 24th

2015

Performances

November 19th – 21st

  • At the moment of encounter (group version), premiere, Mills College Lisser Theater (Oakland, USA)

October 31st

  • At the moment of encounter (solo version), world premiere at the Festival de Danse (Lourdes, France)

October 10th

  • Spiral (solo version), Terra di Tutti Art Festival (Bologna, Italy)

September 12th and 24th

  • At the moment of encounter (excerpt) at DANCENOW NYC Festival, Joe’s Pub (New York, USA)

May 15th

  • At the moment of encounter (work in progress) at Lisser Theater (Oakland, USA)

May 3rd

  • At the moment of encounter at SAFEhouseARTS (San Francisco, USA)

May 1st

  • An encounter, commission by physical theater company Inkboat at City Hall (San Francisco, USA)

March 23rd

  • At the moment of encounter (work-in-progress) through the performance series Movement Research at the Judson Church (New York, USA)

January 17th to 24th

  • Spiral (solo version) at Le Festival International de Danse de Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

Guest Artist Teaching and Creative Residency

January 26th to May 14th

  • Mills College (Oakland, USA)

2014

Performances

November 1st

  • Spiral (solo version) at The Festival Danse (Lourdes, France)

October 27th

  • Spiral (solo version) at University of South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa)

August 19th

  • Spiral (solo version) at The Firkin Crane (Cork, Ireland)

Guest Artist Teaching ,Creative and Production Residencies

August 16 – 19th

  • Production Residency at The Firkin Crane (Cork, Ireland)

August 4 – 15th

  • BLANK CANVAS at The Firkin Crane, (Cork, Ireland)

Master Talk

June 19th

  • Pawa254 Art Rising(Nairobi, Kenya)

Informal Showings

March 26 and May 16th

  • Centre National de la Danse (Paris, France)

Guest Artist Teaching

October 21st, 23-24th

  • Master classes for dance company Moving Into Dance Mophatong (Johannesburg, South Africa)

January 25, February 8 and September to December

  • Workshops for Théâtre L’Espace 1789 (Paris, France)

2013

Performances

April

  • Fragmented Thoughts (Michigan tour Ann Arbor and surrounding cities, USA)

March 8 to 10

  • when paradise shatters at its seams then what? at The Bonstelle Theater (Detroit, USA)

October 4 to 5

  • Première of reconstructed solo, Spiral at Conwell Dance Theater (Philadelphia, USA)

October 10

  •  danceNOW Joe’s Pub Festival (New York City, USA)

October 15

  • Spiral (solo version) at Slippery Rock University Dance Department (Pittsburgh, USA)

October 26

  • Spiral (solo version) at artLabJ (Detroit, USA)

November 21 to 22

  • Spiral (group version) at the Lisser Theater (Oakland, USA)

November 23 to 24

  • Spiral (group version) at ODC Theater (San Francisco, USA)

November 23

  • Fragmented Thoughts at the Oakland Dance Festival (Farmington Hills, USA)

Guest Artist Teaching and Creative Residencies

January 8 to March 2

  • Stephens College World Dance Guest Artist (Columbia USA)

March 11 to 17, October 21 to 25 and November 4 to 22

  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA)

March 19 to 29

  • Mills College (Oakland, USA)

Guest Artist Teaching Residencies

March 5

  • Body Rhythm Dance Theater (Detroit, USA)

March 9 to 10

  • artLabJ (Detroit, USA)

June 15

  • Micadanses (Paris, France)

October 1 to 4

  • Temple University (Philadelphia, USA)

October 7

  • Rutgers University (New Brunswick, USA)

October 8

  • Coppin State University (Baltimore, USA)

October 9

  • Towson University (Towson, USA)

October 14 to 15

  • Slippery Rock Univeristy (Pittsburgh, USA)

October 27 to November 1

  • Ohio University (Athens, USA)

Creative Residency

May to September

  • Centre National de la Danse (Paris, France)

Professional Development

April 17 to 19

  • Hofesh Shechter Company Dance/Choreography Intensive (London, UK)

2012

Performances

  • Bill T. Jones’ Tony Award winning Broadway musical, FELA! First European and US National Tours

Guest Artist Teaching and Creative Residency

November 12 to 21

  • Maggie Allesee Guest Artist Wayne State University (Detroit, USA)

2011

Performances

  • Bill T. Jones’ Tony Award winning Broadway musical, FELA! First European and US National Tours

2010

Performances

  • Julie Taymor’s Tony and Molière winning Broadway musical, The Lion King, Théâtre Mogador (Paris, France)
  • Bill T. Jones’ Tony Award winning Broadway musical, FELA!, The Royal National Theatre (London, UK)