GERMAINE ACOGNY IN LOS ANGELES

Germaine Acogny—the mother of contemporary African dance and co-founder with her husband of L’Ecole des Sables, a school devoted to its practice—will make a rare local appearance this week as part of the CAP UCLA 2018–2019 season, performing MON ÉLUE NOIRE—SACRE #2.

Choreographed by Olivier Dubois, this tribute to Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps will run for three nights at the university’s intimate Kaufman Hall, with unreserved general-admission seating.

 

GERMAINE ACOGNY—MON ÉLUE NOIRE: SACRE #2

Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, at 8 pm.

Sunday, October 7, at 7 pm.

Kaufman Hall, UCLA, 120 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles.

Germaine Acogny in Mon élue noire.

Above © François Stemmer.

Below image credit: Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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