WHO WE ARE

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Founded in 2016, and based in Senegal, Compagnie La Mer Noire is a professional company formed by emerging dancers and choreographers from the
new generation of young African talents. Today, it is the result of a pooling of energies, passion and creativity put together for an artistic purpose.

 

The Company was quickly built through the creation of shows, transmission activities, and artistic projects combining various disciplines, to become a
recognized professional structure of the Hip Hop environment in Senegal.

 


The Company's activities include:


CREATION : The proposal of multiform artistic creations, socially engaged, questioning our relationship to others, to humanity, and the World in general.


TRANSMISSION : through several training workshops in choreographic writing and urban dances in Senegal, in various African countries (Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, South Africa) and in Europe (France, Switzerland, Belgium, etc.).


COMPETITION : In November 2016, the Company won the final of the international Hip Hop Games event, a competition bringing together teams from 5 continents. Individually or collectively, the members of the Company stand out in various high-level street dance competitions.


VISUAL ARTS : The members of the company participate in numerous artistic collaborations around the visual arts: Dance videos in collaboration with contemporary videographers and choreographers, and photography.