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Lua Shayenne

Kaeja Projects: Porch View Dances Vignette Choreographer (2017); Kaeja's Dance Ontario Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration (2020), plus more

A 2016/17/18 K.M. Hunter Dance and 2013 TELUS Newcomer artist award nominee, Lua Shayenne is a dancer, choreographer, storyteller, artistic director of Lua Shayenne Dance Company (LSDC), dance instructor and producer of Shayenne Productions. She is currently creating FRONTIERS | FRONTIÈRES for LSDC. Lua is also the creator and performer of the new solo dance theatre series Tales and Dance Around the Baobab. Lua brings African dance, music and culture to grassroots organizations and schools and loves to produce engaging programming such as the older adults’ program Dancing Rivers of Wellbeing. Lua has been part of Lars Jan’s (NYC/LA) Holoscenes since its premiere in Toronto/Canada and tours in Florida, Miami, New York/US ; London/UK; Abu Dhabi/UAE and Gold Coast/Australia.