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A critical engagement with the traditional dance practice in Nigeria and the play of identity politics in state dance troupes in Nigeria. It touches on the ethnic tensions prevalent in the multi-ethnic country Nigeria, and how dance is a means of examining such tensions. She further makes attempts to transcribe traditional dance movements with labanotation and this is a step ahead in African dance scholarship. A very good read and recommended for dance scholars and anthropologists- Prof Alex C Asigbo, FACLS, FAHP, FCAI, HSONTA. Director, Centre for Arts, Culture and Humanities Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka…mehr

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A critical engagement with the traditional dance practice in Nigeria and the play of identity politics in state dance troupes in Nigeria. It touches on the ethnic tensions prevalent in the multi-ethnic country Nigeria, and how dance is a means of examining such tensions. She further makes attempts to transcribe traditional dance movements with labanotation and this is a step ahead in African dance scholarship. A very good read and recommended for dance scholars and anthropologists- Prof Alex C Asigbo, FACLS, FAHP, FCAI, HSONTA. Director, Centre for Arts, Culture and Humanities Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Autorenporträt
Nneamaka is a bright, and energetic young lady who is passionate about the performing arts, cultural heritage, and heritage management. She has a BA in Theatre Arts and MA in Choreomunudus-study of Dance as Knowledge, Practice, and Heritage from NTNU, Norway. She currently interns with the Smithsonian Museum of African Art in Washington DC.