Her passion for the link between dance and music in Western Africa has led her to study ethnomusicology. She is interested in Khassonkés in the Kayes region of Mali and has trained with Dédé Kouyaté and his family. In 2003, she joined the troupe of the Bamako District of Ba Issa Diallo and participated in several of his creations. Since 2006, she has been accompanying the artistic direction of Pazonote association and the Kellèbellavi Company, and she has sensitized a large audience to African dances.
INITIATION TO MANDINKA DANCES
Animated by passion and kindness, Manu Sissoko introduces you to the essence of Western Africa’s dances. Through percussion, rhythm and link with music, tame the relation to musicians and to other dancers, to discover your inner musicality!
Through the exploration of a repertoire of Mandinka dances of Mali, enter the circle and let yourself be guided, alone or in groups, in a rhythmic game where dancers and musicians take inspiration reciprocally... in a joyful and festive atmosphere!
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