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Carolyn Webb is a dancer/choreographer/musician who has performed internationally with some of the foremost dance companies and musicians of the African Diaspora, including Papa Ladji Camara West African Dance and Drum Ensemble, the Jean Leon Destine Afro-Haitian Dance Company, La Troupe Makandal, Roots of Brazil, Eddie Torres, and Tito Puente. Professor Webb has an MFA in Dance from The University of Michigan, where she was a Teaching Fellow. She currently serves on the dance faculties of NYU Steinhardt as Adjunct Professor of Jazz and African dance, Queens College, and The Fashion Institute of Technology. Choreographic highlights include presentations at The 92nd Street Y; Arts Connection Performance Ensemble in Trondheim, Norway; The New Orleans Jazz Dance 2000 Festival; Bella de Arte, Mexico City; and New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theatre. She was Project Director for the 2014-2016 Jerome Robbins Dance Division at Lincoln Center’s African Dance Interview Project, an initiative to record the stories of luminary dance artists from Africa and her diaspora, who now work in New York City. These interviews and the public program in collaboration with Dance/NYC are accessible online through NYPL Digital Collections.


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