Tabanka Dance Ensemble

Also known asTabanka African & Caribbean Peoples Dance Ensemble
Organisation typeDance company
Main focusDance, International work
WebsiteTabanka Dance Ensemble

About Tabanka Dance Ensemble

Tabanka is a school, a commercial and an artistic company founded in 2007 by artistic director, dancer and choreographer, Thomas Talawa Prestø.  Tabanka is determined to represent the best within African and Caribbean dance forms, both traditional and contemporary (1). By 2018 they are the only company in Norway working within african esthetical contemporary genres (2). Tabanka has  made a name for themselves through the Talawa-Technique, an innovative movement system designed to master africanistic dance. By 2018, 61 dancers have been through the company's central training program.(3)

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1. Tabanka Dance Ensemble,, 25.10.2018,

2. Danseinformasjonen,, 25.10.2018

3. Tabanka Dance Ensemble,, 25.10.2018,