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  • www.amraproductions.com
    The core strength of AMRA is it's highly experienced and dedicated committed professional artists.
    The inspiration and guiding force are Angie Amra Anderson BA (Hons).
    As a dancer, choreographer, Singer, Actress, and percussionist, she has acquired a vast performing experience and is one of the UK's top African arts practitioners.
    She co-founded the award-winning Ekome National Dance Company, England's pioneer African dance group, which took England and Europe by storm for over a decade.
    She has been an invited guest/teacher/performer in Europe, Scandinavia, Jamaica, Haiti, Ghana and Nigeria and is known to thousands of students as a very charismatic teacher and has created a stimulating way of communicating this rich and diverse art form.
    Her research in African, Caribbean and especially African-Cuban artforms left a tremendous emotional and aesthetic experience.
    As a principal dancer with numerous dance companies, her work gained a new strength and authority from it.
    Her TV and Film appearances include The South Bank Show, Highway, A Sailor's Return, Rwendo - The Journey, Bacchanal, Ebony, Only Fools & Horses and for BBC Education `Music Makers' among others.
    Her innumerable records of performances have been with artists such as Peter Gabriel at WOMAD (World Of Music & Dance), Fela Kuti, Osibisa and the infamous Zairean guitarist Franco.
    Her love for African Play Production Styles will continue to emphasize the strength, dignity, pride, and virtuosity inherent in the various forms of African arts.

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