BIOGRAPHY

2003:
Comedian and traditional musician with Theatre Action de Pikine (T.A.P.) de Samba WANE and the group LIBIDOR of Malick Ndiaye (Fara Thial Thial) and scenes at the national channel 
 
2005:
Dancer Sabar with group LONDON (Winner of “Coupe Japonaise” of Sabar dance and other cups) 
 
2008:
Mastering Djembé at Centre Culturel Blaise Senghor / Ballet Africa Matimbo: 
• Dance teachers from Guinée
• Modern dance with great teachers like Jean Tamba & Père Mamadou Diop 
 
2009:
Dancing with several dance groups: 
• Ballets des Afrique Noire 
• Ballet Rythme Africain
• Les Ambassadeur de la culture Africaine
• Les Amazones de Dakar with Oumou SOW (danced with her on tour in severals African countries) 
• Festival Kaay Feec (at Centre Cultural Blaise Senghor) with Ballet COUTOUBO (winner of the competition) 
 
End of 2009:
Founding the dance group Les Black Pantheres (we participated at the 50th anniversary of Senegal (cinquantenaire), and many tours, events and clips of some great artists)
 
2010:
Dancing at Festival Mondial des Arts Négres (FESMAN) with great master choreographer George Momboy 
 
2011:
Dancing at the inauguration of Grand Theatre of Dakar 
Participation at Festival Cultural Arabo-Africain of folk dance: Tizi-Ouzou / Algerie for 15 days with Ballet WATOO SIITA (winner of the cup of 18 participated countries with ‘Diplomes d’Honneur’ for all dancers of the ballet) 
 
2012:
Participation in several festivals in France (Lyon, Toulon, Marseille, Toulouse, Saint-Girons, Montréjeau) for 45 days with Ballet WATOO SIITA of BOULY SONKO (former director of Ballet National de SORANO) and PAPE MOUSSA SONKO. 
 
2013: 
• Participation in many events of great Senegalese artists: Youssou N’Dour, Baba Maal, Coumba Gawlo, Oumou Sow
• Participation in Festival Kaay Feec (at Sorano) with Madame Oumy Seme, a former dancer of Ballet national DANIEL SORANO. We also gave some dance workshops for foreign dancers 
• Participation in the tribute at Ndeye Khadu NIANG at Grand Theatre 
• Participation in many tours at Senegal and in the regions of the  country 
 
2014:
• Participation in the  concert of Waly SECK at Tambacounda
• Participation in many events of anniversaries (Coumba Gawlo Seck, Fatou Guewel, Assane Ndiaye…) at Grand Theatre at Dakar
 
2015: 
• Participation in Festival Academia di Musica Spectaclo Italia, Roma, Italie  (teaching and performing) 
 
2016:
• Participation in BAM Festival with Ballet WAATO SIITA, New York City, United States of America. 
 
2017:
• Teacher of Sabar workshops with foreign dancers (Holland, France, Italy) 
• Participating Sabar Challenge at Amsterdam, Holland. 
• Teacher of Sabar and Djembé workshops at Amsterdam, Haarlem (Holland) and Liège (Belgium). 
• Following courses of Acogny Technique with Ise Verstegen (Essen, Germany) and Allesandra Seutin (Haarlem, Holland).
 

Photography: © okkofoto’s organisatieportret – Facebook @okkofoto – www.organisatieportret.nl

TOP