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Asadata Dafora

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1934
Bridegroom

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1934]
Director
Choreographer
Producer
Production Designer

Writing

Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1934
Bridegroom

Productions

Director

Choreographer

Producer

Production Designer

Writing
Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist





Asadata Dafora News

Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performs Live To North Macedonians Musicians In World Prem Photo Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performs Live To North Macedonians Musicians In World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2021

Dallas Black Dance Theatre dancers and North Macedonian musicians join forces in a live music and dance world premiere woven from the tapestry of this cultural collage. Jazz guitarist Toni Kitanovski & Cherkezi Orchestra will let their music flow into a musical score as DBDT veteran dancer/choreographer Claude Alexander III transforms the music into passionate movements for DBDT dancers.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre To Perform Live With North Macedonian Musicians Photo Dallas Black Dance Theatre To Perform Live With North Macedonian Musicians
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021

Dallas Black Dance Theatre dancers and North Macedonian musicians will join forces in a live music and dance world premiere woven from the tapestry of this cultural collage.

Ali Cultural Arts Center to Pay Homage To Esther Rolle's Dance Career With New Exhibi Photo Ali Cultural Arts Center to Pay Homage To Esther Rolle's Dance Career With New Exhibition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021

Ali Cultural Arts Center is honoring the dance career of iconic actress and Good Times star Esther Rolle with a new juried exhibition. While living in New York City, the celebrated Pompano Beach-born actress was a member of the Shogola Oloba dance troupe, created and led by master Asadata Dafora, and became its director in 1960.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre Launches 45th Anniversary Season In-Person & Live Streamin Photo Dallas Black Dance Theatre Launches 45th Anniversary Season In-Person & Live Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Dallas Black Dance Theatre is launching its 45th anniversary season back onstage with four world premieres, including a cultural, artistic exchange with musicians halfway around the world in North Macedonia. The company emerges from an all-virtual 44th season, providing its audience with both onstage and live streaming virtual options this season.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre Presents its Petit Performance Live Across the Dallas Arts Photo Dallas Black Dance Theatre Presents its Petit Performance Live Across the Dallas Arts District
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020

Dallas Black Dance Theatre takes its virtual events to a new level presenting its Petit Performance live across the Dallas Arts District for patrons to enjoy virtually from their homes. T

Ronald K. Brown Announced as the Recipient of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Photo Ronald K. Brown Announced as the Recipient of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020

Jacob's Pillow has announced Ronald K. Brown as the recipient of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. A master choreographer and visionary storyteller, Brown's distinct blend of West African, Caribbean, and contemporary genres is embedded with an unmatched sense of musicality, spiritual traditions, and humanity.

Asase Yaa African American Dance Theatre Presents AN ANANSE TALE At Symphony Space Photo Asase Yaa African American Dance Theatre Presents AN ANANSE TALE At Symphony Space
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2018

The Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation will celebrate the 17th anniversary of its signature branch, the Asase Yaa African American Dance Theater (AYAADT), with an innovative, revitalized dance production to premiere at Peter Norton Symphony Space on Saturday, February 3, 2017 (located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan, New York). The full length performance, entitled An Ananse Tale, will be the highlight of the evening and will follow a closed reception for VIP guests and a special pre-show event billed as #AsaseYaaJourney, a festival-like experience for all ticketed guests that will take place in the foyer of the venue. General admission for the evening ranges from $30 to $50. Tickets are on sale now at the Peter Norton box office, at the Asase Yaa Center for the Arts, and online at www.symphonyspace.org.

Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion
by Molly Tracy - Mar 21, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance announces a major expansion of its popular curated online video collection, Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive. Beginning today, the site will feature a series of multimedia essays from renowned dance scholars on three distinct themes: Tap, Women in Dance, and Dance of the African Diaspora.

Jacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th Anniversary
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 11, 2015

On June 23 at 5pm, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will celebrate the grand re-opening of Blake's Barn, home of its extensive dance Archives, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and exclusive performance of Antony Tudor's Trio Con Brio by New York Theatre Ballet.

BWW Reviews: Junk Ensemble at La Ma Ma Moves Festival
by Brendan Drake - Jun 5, 2015

Wolf Heads, Ostrich Feathers and Ukelele strumming dancers invaded the cavernous Ellen Stewert Theater for Dublin based Junk Ensembles US premier of 'Dusk Ahead'


Asadata Dafora Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Asadata Dafora been in?
Asadata Dafora has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Asadata Dafora been in?
Asadata Dafora has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Asadata Dafora written?
Asadata Dafora has written 1 shows including Kykundor (Bookwriter).