A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration event, It Was All a Dream: A Musical, scheduled at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St., NYC on Saturday, February 12, 2022, has been postponed, it was announced by Kofi Osei Williams, executive director of the foundation. The decision was made in response to the continued increase in cases of Omicron COVID variants throughout the greater New York metropolitan area. The event will be rescheduled for early summer, with the exact date to be announced.

Asase Yaa’s 20th Anniversary Celebration commemorates twenty years of dance, education and service to local youth and families in the Brooklyn community and surrounding areas.

“As we approach Asase Yaa’s 20th anniversary, we are thrilled to celebrate alongside our audience and our fervent supporters,” said Kofi Osei Williams. “But we want to make sure that this sensational event also provides a safe and comfortable environment for everyone. This is only possible by postponing the festivities, which will be worth it.”

It Was All a Dream is a moving story and dance drama inspired by the persistent challenges, relentless hope, faith and optimism that have fueled Asase Yaa’s growth from humble beginnings as a dance company. local to a sustainable, multi-faceted foundation. and cultural arts organization. The 90-minute performance will feature a cast of 30 dancers and drummers who will take the audience on an electric and illuminating journey through the indigenous African culture, dance, music and songs that influenced Asase Yaa’s evolution. over the past twenty years. It is directed and choreographed by Yao Ababio, founder and artistic director of the Foundation, and produced by Kofi Osei Williams.

For more information visit: https://www.asaseyaaent.org/

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