UW 2019 Faculty Dance Concert – Three show times!

Friday January 25 at 7:30 pm | Saturday January 26 at 7:30 pm | Sunday January 27 at 2 pm

Meany Hall for the Performing Arts, UW Campus

This year’s concert features the Seattle debut of award-winning choreographer Brian Brooks and a collaborative new work for large ensemble by Kawasaki Guest Artist Etienne Cakpo. The evening also includes four premieres from nationally and internationally recognized faculty members Alethea Alexander, Rachael Lincoln, Dr. Juliet McMains and Jeffery Fracé. Three dance pieces choreographed by Etienne Cakpo will be presented by 30 University of Washington Department of Dance students. Etienne’s participation is sponsored in full by the Kawasaki Guest Artist Fund.

Ticket information here.


Photos by Steve Korn

Gansango at 2019 Summer Reading Program in Puget Sound Libraries

This summer Gansango offers a series of two-person “African Showcase” performances and “African Beats” Workshops at Western Washington libraries in August. See schedule of dates, times and locations below:

African Beats Workshop: Come shake, rattle and roll with two African teaching artists who will engage participants in learning basic West African rhythms with hands-on use of drums, bells, shakers and clapping. This interactive workshop will entertain and educate for all ages.

African Showcase Performance: Travel to Africa for the day! Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation.


Summer calendar will be updated in April 2019.