The Mikerline Dance troupe
was founded in 2002 in NY as Banboche Lakay by dancer & Choreographer,
The multicultural group of
dancers and drummers
are taking Haitian Folklore to a new level. The troupe's goal is to be the
ambassador of the Haitian culture, expressed in dances, music, and exciting
choreography. The group has performed at historical commemorations by Haitian
Associations at US universities; Caribbean cultural festivals; Cultural event
sponsored by US corporations; Major fund raising galas, and many other
performances in Theatres, etc.
Haitian folklore is more than dance movements. Each dance possesses a history
that shapes its execution and ignites its expression. For example, the
high-energy "IBO" dance celebrates the liberation of slaves. The “Banda”
dance also referred to as dance “Guede” celebrates the spirit of the dead,
”The strong "Nago" dance pays tribute to the warrior spirit.
is one of the most expressive ways to learn about Haitian history. From "Yanvalou"
each dance pulsates through the body in its own unique way because every
movement has a meaning, a history and reason for being.
For a truly exciting experience in Afro-Haitian Folklore, witness the Mikerline
Dance troupe in performance. From a small show to a large scale production, the
will give you a memorable performance.
If you want to personally experience the magic of Afro-Haitian folklore
dance, you owe yourself to attend one of the professionally held classes