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Arts & Culture, New York

Haitian Folkloric Dance Shines at Lincoln Center

By Naeisha Rose

Feet of Rhythm, a Haitian folkloric dance company in New York led by Nadia Dieudonné, a choreographer and master teacher, had a bombastic showcase performance at the Appel Room in Lincoln Center for the Booking Dance Festival NYC earlier this month.

The captivating Jan. 5 showcase in Manhattan was an excerpt of the dance troupe’s longer piece called “Heritage,” according to Dieudonné, a co-founder of Feet of Rhythm.

“It depicts of the plight of the Africans that were kidnapped and brought to Haiti and their plight,” said Dieudonné. “Through there we develop a historical journey.”

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Naeisha Rose

Naeisha Rose

Naeisha Rose is a multimedia journalist and graduate of the Arts & Culture and Broadcast programs at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She has experience working on independent short films, short documentaries, reality television shows, talk and web series as a Casting Associate, 1st AD and Production Assistant. She is a freelance writer with photography, voice over, social media, video production and video editing skills. She has worked as a General Assignment Reporter/Photojournalist for TimesLedger Newspapers, a Book Reviewer for Publishers Weekly and a Freelance Writer for LatinTrends Magazine.
Naeisha Rose
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Jan. 25, 2019
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