Kettly Noel

By Staff

Noel, from Port au Prince, Haiti, began dancing seriously at the age of 17. In 1996 she moved to Benin, where she began to train local youngsters — many of whom went on to become members of the Benin National Ballet — in contemporary dance. In 1999 she moved to Mali and started a similar project. Her choreographic work deals with identity and the fight for the position of African women.

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