Profile page for Maya Kadakia of the Dance Department in the School of Education

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Dance
School of Education
UW-Madison
Lathrop Hall
1050 University Avenue
MadisonWisconsin  53706

Tel: 608/262-1691
Fax: 608/265-3841

Email: uwdance@education.wisc.edu
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Maya Kadakia

ASSOCIATE LECTURER

 

Dance
School of Education

Lathrop Hall
1050 UNIVERSITY AVE
MADISON, WI 53706-1304

mkadakia@wisc.edu

Maya Kadakia, is currently an Associate Lecturer in the UW-Madison Dance Department teaching African Dance.  She is a professional dancer and teacher who possesses an understanding of the cultural traditions of West African dance, an acute sense of rhythm, an engaging and patient teaching persona, and a passionate, creative ability to express herself through movement.  She is multi-skilled in various West African traditions and is able to translate those skills into performances well-suited to Western audiences which express the amazing tradition, culture and history of West Africa.  She is currently involved in two companies based in Madison, Kikeh Mato Afro-Pop and Limanya Drum and Dance Ensemble.

 

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