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Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts

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Ms. Aisha Comissiong

Ms. Aisha Comissiong

Lecturer in Dance

Department: EBCCI

Bio

Aisha Comissiong is a multiple award-winning dancer and choreographer, as well as the founder and Creative Director of the Barbadian dance collective – Riddim Tribe. Her accolades span being selected as Valedictorian whilst receiving a Bachelors in Fine Arts in Performance and Choreography degree with the distinction of achieving the highest grade point average at The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica, to being awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarship on the basis of her gold-award winning choreography in the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts, amongst others. In developing her creative voice Aisha found her niche in what may be termed ‘dance edutainment’. An important aspect of her mission is to utilize the art form of dance to educate. She is already known for executing projects that play a vital role in enriching the learning and educational experiences of the wider community by effectively and creatively using choreography, dance photography, videography, site specific dance-works and social media to illustrate and share important and empowering lessons about our history and culture.

Qualifications

MA (UWI)

Research Areas

‘Issues In Legitimizing Caribbean Modern Dance Techniques’

Teaching Areas

Dance Techniques, Dance Ensemble


Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts
Telephone: (246) 417-4776 Email: fccpa@cavehill.uwi.edu
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