Green Festival Speakers

Ase Dance Theater Collective

Adia Tamar Whitaker is a professional dancer/choreographer from the BayArea. Her current artistic work focuses on NeoFolklore of the AfricanDiaspora. She is dedicated to preserving the past, present and futureof the African presence in the New World.
Since2000,Adia and her company Ase Dance Theatre Collective (Brooklyn, NY) havepresented work that links contemporary modern dance, originalvernacular movement, and traditional dance theater from the AfricanDiaspora toconceptual ideas in the human experience. Her belief that all forms ofAfrican drum and dance facilitate a process of spiritual awakeninginspire her to create rich and transformative art that uplifts thesoul.