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Ayettey B.Obido

BENJAMIN OBIDO AYETTEY - ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, GHANA DANCE ENSEMBLE

Benjamin Obido Ayettey, is currently Artistic Director of the Ghana Dance Ensemble and a Fellow at the Institute of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon. He is a Ghanaian and hails from Osu. He joined the Ghana Dance Ensemble in 1980. He obtained his Diploma in Theatre Arts( Dance ) in 1991 at the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon and furthered to do his masters at the Arizona State University where he obtained a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Dance(MFA) in 1997 where he specialised in Choreography and performance. He lectured at the School of Performing Arts from 1998 - 2008. He has performed with the company both locally and internationally. He has also done several choreographic works for the company and other companies such as institutions and organisations.

 

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Artistic Director
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boayettey@ug.edu.gh
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