by Jill Napper

Jaimé Yawa Dzandu

Jaimé Yawa Dzandu is a movement artist, choreographer, educator and community arts practitioner from Hampton, VA. Daughter of Patricia Dzandu and James Dzandu. She creates participatory art-based experiences, rooted in an African Diasporic movement practice. Her ritual choreographic work reflects the sacred in performance and investigates nature, black womanhood, justice, healing, peace building and transformation. Jaime's work has been presented in various spaces including Bushwick Starr,The National Black Theatre,The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, and Mahalia Jackson Theatre of Performing Arts. As an artist and educator she holds space for young movers, facilitating a learning environment of self discovery and self empowerment through dance for the past ten years. She is committed to the wellness of women and girls of color. Jaimé holds a B.F.A in Dance & Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University and resides in Brooklyn, NY. She bows in gratitude to all freedom warriors and all that guide her along her journey.

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

October 30, 2017