Directed by Alexander Casu Lorne

LUA SHAYENNE is a dancer, choreographer, and actor.

One of 6 finalists nominated for the 2013 TELUS newcomer Artist award, she has worked with choreographers Dalia El Abad (Egypt), Christina Towle (USA/France), Mziyanda Mancam (South Africa), Karen Kaeja (Kaeja D’dance), Bakari E. Lindsay (COBA), Kevin Ormsby (Kashedance), De-Napoli Clarke (RJC Dance, UK), Chester Whitmore (L.A), Esie Mensah, Roshanak Jaberi, and the late Eleo Pomare (NYC).

Her company, Lua Shayenne & Company, described by the Toronto Star as a “group of gifted, fearlessly energetic young dancers”, presents African dance works that explore current subject matters with the aim to be a vehicle for spiritual and social progress. Choreographer and founder, Lua Shayenne draws on the aesthetics and values of traditional African and contemporary dance and culture t

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