Jean Appolon Expressions dance company

“Based in Boston, JAE is a Haitian contemporary dance company, directed by Jean Appolon. Combining Modern technique, Haitian folkloric dance and live traditional drumming, JAE brings a new artistic vernacular to its audiences. With its dynamic repertoire, JAE educates audiences about Haitian culture, traditions, history and current issues. JAE fulfills its mission to preserve Haitian folkloric culture while constantly pushing the art form forward to remain vital, accessible, inspiring and educational.”

Check out their blog. There’s a wonderful video section where you can hear traditional rhythms and treat yourself to some Haitian dance.

http://jeanappolonexpressions.org/

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