Over twenty years ago, dancer and educator Sewaa Codrington started this troupe to preserve African culture & community. KowTeff is also a family-run “business”: her son Najja is musical director, and her daughter Jamila, a psychologist, incorporates dance and drumming into trauma therapy.
For more information about KowTeff African Dance Company visit: kowteff.org
From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn”, episode 58. Original air date: 3/27/2013