Asanti Dance Theatre are Australia’s leading African dance company and the Knox Community Arts Centre artists in residence. The group specialises in traditional and contemporary African dance, music and acrobatics. Directed by Appiah Annan (Sidney Myer Creative fellow and internationally recognised dancer, choreographer and musician), the company has been working extensively in Melbourne over the past seven years.
Asanti are currently developing their 2016 show Sankofa, exploring the concept of Sankofa – an ancient symbol from Ghanain traditional beliefs – through a raw, intense and exciting approach to dance.
Featuring incredible international guest artists from Asanti’s sister company in Ghana and combined with some of Australia’s most exciting afro-contemporary dancers and musicians, you will be blown away by the energy, connection to culture and extraordinary talent these artists present.
For more information, please visit www.asantidancetheatre.com.