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Reaching Back To Move Forward…


30 years of Music, Movement and Folkways

10.23.22 – 01.01.23

The Peale
225 Holiday Street  Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

Since 1989, Baltimore-based Sankofa Dance Theater has created world-class, authentic African art in the form of dance, music, and folkways for national and international audiences. The work of the Company is rooted in healing and bringing intercultural understanding to the global village while staying true to the definition of the word “Sankofa” which means to learn from the past in an effort to build for the future.  

This interactive exhibition features a look back at the work of Sankofa Dance Theater, utilizing costumes, archival materials, historical footage, and built environments designed to transport visitors into the past, and into the future.

In the spirit of West African Griot tradition, we are turning to the community for their support in ensuring that the stories of Sankofa Dance Theater can be experienced by all.

There are three ways

to support this exhibition:

1. Donate 

to help assist with production costs

2. Purchase tickets 

for the exhibition and special events

3. Share your Sankofa Story 

to be included in the exhibition

 

SANKOFA DANCE THEATER

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Our 
Story

Sankofa Dance Theater creates and presents world-class, authentic African art in the form of dance, music, and folkways for national and international audiences. The work of the Company is rooted in healing and bringing intercultural understanding to the global village while staying true to the definition of the word “Sankofa” which means to learn from the past in an effort to build for the future.  Sankofa Dance Theater reaches back into the rich legacy of African culture and history to move forward into greater awareness and sensitivity to the world community.