Upcoming

Classes

 
Miishe African Dance

Miishe African Dance is a weekly class held at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds, on Tuesdays 6.00-7.30pm. The class explores various West African dances including traditional variations and routines. Classes begin with modern African freestyle street dance to get you moving to reggae and afrobeat rhythms, followed by focused tuition in traditional West African dance movements.

 
Contemporary Dance Class

Nii creates original choreography that blends tradition with current global dance styles, he currently also teaches African dance on the Diverse Dances Styles BA degree course (Irie! dance theatre and the University of Roehampton). He is a Navigate Artist, which is part of the Black Choreographic Programme at Ace dance and music in Birmingham; he is the director of Miishejeloi Dance Theatre (Accra/London) and Miishe African Music and Dance (Leeds)

Acting & Drama Classes

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West African Drumming 
Class

Nii grew up in Jamestown, Accra, Ghana where he undertook traditional training in cultural heritage including storytelling, music, dance and spiritualism. Nii was given the title Custodian of Culture by his elders at the age of 12, a role which he has carried forward and which continues to influence his artistic practice today. Nii incorporates this knowledge of West African culture and music in his work, recording traditional rhythms, sampling sounds he finds and using live music as part of his performances.

Singing & Dance

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West African Highlife Music Jam and fusion

Nii is interested in traditional practices found in West Africa and diaspora communities that allows for creativity and fusion to give birth to new sounds.

 
Team Building & Corporate Events

Infectious energy generation through dance, singing, drumming and instrument making bringing the whole team together with positive vibes. 

 
Schools/Education Workshops & Enrichment Activities

Nii is DBS checked and has completed training in health and safety, prevent, safeguarding and working with young people. 

 

CONTACT

niikwarteyowoo@gmail.com

Tel: +44 (0) 7542028560

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