Description

This class is a fusion of Traditional African Dances and Afro Dance style from Mozambique, Angola, Ghana and South Africa. Open to all.

Pulga Muchochoma was born in Quelimane, Mozambique. His dance career and training began in Quelimane with Montes Namuli Dance Company. In August of 2006 he came to Toronto with the company for the International AIDS Conference. He performed in several shows in venues in Toronto and Mozambique with Montes Namuli/ Shakespeare Link Canada, and eventually stayed in Toronto to study at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT). He has worked with TDT for 11 seasons and has had the pleasure of working and collaborating with various local and International choreographers such as Christopher House, Ame Anderson, Veronica Tennant, Susie Burpee, Peter Chin, Tawiah Ben McCart, Patricia Beaty, Thomas Hauert, Heidi Strauss, Estelle Clareton, Deborah Dunn, Deborah Hay, Simone Orlando, Josh Beamish, Alban Richard, Jean-Paul Kelly, Alicia Grant, Jeanine Durning and more. As part of TDT, Pulga also participated in the 2015 Opening ceremony of the Toronto Pan am Games with Cirque do Soleil and NBS. In 2015, he founded is own company Pulga Dance.

*This workshop is free. Each participant must pre-register to ensure we meet physical distancing and contact tracing guidelines.