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.
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.