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Jokeh

Jokeh is a Gambian Dance Artist internationally recognised for her knowledge and inspirational teaching techniques of traditional West African Manding Dance.

She is the manager of one of the leading drum and dance ballet troops in Gambia, African Dance.  This collective was established in 1989 and includes artists from Guinea, The Gambia and Senegal , who regularly perform at roots and culture festivals, major hotels and ceremonies.

In 1996 Jokeh travelled to The United States with The Gambian National Troop, performing and teaching Djembe, Sabar Wolof and Jola Dance. She regularly travels to Europe, The US and Scandinavia,

Since 2003 Jokeh has been based in Manchester. She provides performances, educational programmes, workshops and private tuition.

 

 

 

 

 

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