Friday Forum Guest Dance Artists Program
2020-2021 Academic Year
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10am – Robin Hibbert will provide a West African dance digital workshop. Hibbert leads Le Ballet Touba, a music and dance duo with Alassanne Sarr. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and lives in Buffalo. Hibbert studied dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center and Dance Theatre of Harlem, as well as with dance pioneer Dr. Pearl Primus, United Ballet Du Senegal, Ballet Bougarabou du Senegal, and the influential Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olantunji. She has also learned from and trained with many teachers from Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia and the Caribbean.