Sebulime Elisha Davis

Choreography Fellow 2019-2020

IMG_1605Davis is someone who searches for what makes us unbearably human through dance. He believes that dance is a medium for expression, communication, and recovering one’s identity. His work focuses on his project in Kampala, Uganda called Soul Xpressions, through which he works with young children to explore themes of self-worth, self-identity, and courage to be themselves. His dancers have performed at the Brave Kids Festival, Dance Transmission, Laba Arts Festival, Batalo Dance Fest, and East African Night of Tolerance. Some of his incredible performance work can be viewed here and here. He has also worked as a dancer instructor at the British School of Kampala and Harvest Academy to name a few places.

What is the relationship between dance and medicine?

Health is bringing balance in what we experience in life!  Balance in the elements that IMG_1606give life rhythm, energy and course. Through movement we get in touch with all the five elements and can trace our way back to light and truth, which is the original medicine or mind. Dance/movement as a healing salve accompanied with percussion, can facilitate the recovery of lost parts of a soul, which is fundamental to our physical health.

Choreography Fellowship Project: On Earth and Humans

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