Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Non-Profit Reg: 8607877

Dancing Damse‚Äčls Inc.

A multicultural organization for arts promotions & women empowerment




Posted by contactdancingdamsels on December 6, 2016 at 12:15 AM

Sani-Abu - Founder, Executive/Artistic Director

Born into a family of traditional dancers, Sani-Abu began performing and touring at the age of 15 with Benin City's Uyi-Edo Dance Theater Troupe. He spent the past seven years in New Jersey and New York performing, teaching and collaborating with top leading dance companies such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Company, The Seventh Principle, Michael Mao Dance Company, The Brighton Ballet Theater in collaboration with the Moscow Ballet, Zawadi African Dance Company and Sankofa Dance Theater to name a few. 

In addition, he has also worked with John Hopkins University in Baltimore, and was a resident artist and educator at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Sani has toured extensively in both Europe and Africa, and has been trained by some of the top dancers and instructors such as Aghabiomon Nogie Ogbeiwi (Uyi-Edo Cultural Troupe), Youssouf Koumbassa (Les Ballet Bagata), Muyiwa Oshinaike a.k.a Babanee (Black Marbles), Felix Okolo (Dance Heritage), Chuck Mike, Candace Hundley-Kamate (Seventh Principle) and Karen Miles (Zawadi Dance). In addition, he has appeared in various television programs, films, music videos, and has been featured on CNN, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Lagos State Television (LTV), and 98.7 Kiss FM (New York). In April 2005, Sani moved to Toronto to start ijo vudu! A traditional African dance company and Sani-Abu School for African and Contemporary Dance and in no time found a well-spring of artists bursting with enthusiasm to study and perform with him. He obtains an Artist-Educator Foundation Certificate through the Ontario Act Council and the Royal Conservatory of Music. With inspired guidance, Sani is swiftly schooling his performers in the traditional drum rhythms, social dances and cultural history of his native Country Nigeria. Since his arrival, he has been actively teaching and performing, and has quickly become a highly sought after artist in the city. In October 22, 2008, he was called with other professional dance choreographers to choreograph a 1 minute 20 seconds dance piece for the hit TV show, So You Think You Can Dance Canada!. In 2008, Sani was also appointed by the Nigeria High Commissioner to Canada Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, PhD.D, OON to engage a cultural exchange between Nigeria and Canada. Since his inception in Canada, he established his clothing line called “KaBAH-KaBAHS”, Sani-Abu School for African and Contemporary Movement, Vudu Media and ijovudu Culture and Heritage. He has performed and share the stage with notable top African icons such as Salif Keita, Youssouf N'dior, Baba Mal, Toby Foye, Billy Nnankoma Konate and Baba Toure all at the TD Canada Jazz Festivals. Both in 2009/2010, he was called to open up for the Broadway musical The Lion King and was part of the original cast of FELA.


Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

Already a member? Sign In


Reply David
5:04 AM on March 9, 2018 
Great performer! I will share this post with the members of view dance challenge at to get insight about the achievements and work done by great artist. Thanks and keep sharing more post like this.
Reply incirurry
6:50 AM on July 17, 2020 
Purchase Female Viagra Online spoile - viagra vs cialis trethymn Amoxicilline Et Mononucleose Pealseva generic 5mg cialis best price Zillanot Ou Acheter Cialis Sans Ordonnance
Reply sturbibra
6:17 AM on August 28, 2021 
buy stromectol for humans online
Reply fleenty
7:40 AM on August 28, 2021 - msd stromectol
Reply prolisisk
6:22 AM on August 30, 2021 
Reply Cialis
10:50 PM on September 4, 2021 
Generic Propecia 5mg X Pills
Reply chusicish
10:46 PM on September 6, 2021 - purchase cialis online
Reply finasteride walmart
10:55 PM on September 6, 2021 
Cialis Venta Espana
Reply chiblew
11:16 PM on September 6, 2021 
Reply ivermectin pills for sale
2:22 PM on September 8, 2021 
order cialis online not fake
Reply anadlelay
4:40 AM on September 9, 2021 
Reply AssetaMut
2:56 PM on September 15, 2021 
Reply tileGidly
4:34 PM on September 15, 2021 
Reply Crexoke
10:44 AM on September 16, 2021 
Reply Lasix
11:19 AM on September 16, 2021 
Acheter Cialis En Ligne
Reply Unlavalib
2:25 AM on September 17, 2021 
Reply Fluelefum
7:09 AM on September 18, 2021 - lasix no prescription
Reply can you buy plaquenil over the counter
6:18 AM on September 19, 2021 
Online Doxycycline Tablets
Reply Artergy
9:00 PM on September 20, 2021 - hydroxychloroquine sulfate 200 mg
Reply Authona
12:18 PM on September 21, 2021