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Esie Mensah is a Canadian multi-disciplinary performing artist, choreographer and instructor. Her immense talent, larger than life stage presence and personality have captivated audiences all around the world. She continues to be one of the most sought after dancers in the and has danced with industry icons Janelle Monae, Rihanna, Drake, Marianas Trench, Nelly Furtado, Flo Rida, Jully Black, Deborah Cox, Anjulie and Cascada, and for such organizations and events as Coca Cola, Luminato, TIFF, Estée Lauder, FIFA, WE DAY and more.

She is the 2014 Black Canadian Award Winner for Best Contemporary Dancer and the 2015 recipient of the Cultural Promotion award from the Ghanaian-Canadian Association.

Aside from her accolades, Esie is committed to bringing a new fresh genre of dance into the industry. Her recent work, Shades of Blackness, speaks about the issue of shadeism within the black community and several communities of colour. Dancing with Shades aired on The Exhibitionists on CBC.

Afrofusion Dance Workshop with Esie Mensah


Everyone: FREE
Sunday, August 13
South Lawn Tent

Afrofusion is a blend of traditional and contemporary African styles fused with dance styles such as hip hop, dancehall, soca, contemporary, house and more. The various vocabularies seamlessly create a unique blend of movement.

Esie Mensah’s Afrofusion Dance Workshop is fun for all ages!

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