Class with Miss Coco Murray
In this last month of 2021, TDT welcomes learning from West African vernacular. Miss Coco takes a pause from her Ph.D. term to bring a nuanced understanding of African-derived movements in our community dance classes. Get ready to get grounded, isolate and move with accents in daily classes with live drumming.VIEW BIO
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Miss Coco Murray
Collette “Coco” Murray is a dance educator and cultural arts programmer. Her performance background ranged in Caribbean Folk, traditional West African and other diasporic dance styles. Her artistry includes performance, teaching, arts education, mentorship, research, and writing. This award- winning artist is recognized as one of 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women honouree in 2020 and the 2019 recipient of the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Community Arts Award. Murray pursues a PhD in Dance Studies at York University. Along with Miss Coco Murray, her mobile, dance education business, Murray also is the Artistic Director of Coco Collective offering culturally-responsive projects connecting participants to African and Caribbean arts.