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Vozolo Dance Company - African Dance and African Drum Group

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Musician
Specialization: African Dance & African Drum

Vozolo Dance Company (http://vozolo.weebly.com/) is a Las Vegas-based professional African Dance and African Drum troupe founded by Master Dancer and Choreographer, Atito Gohi. The Company is co-directed by Atito Gohi and Master Drummer, Eric Bli Bi Gore, both originally from Ivory Coast, West Africa. Atito and Eric each have over 25 years of professional African drum, African dance, performance and theatrical production experience in venues spanning across the globe.

Eve Allen

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Teaching Artist

Eve Allen is a dance lecturer at the University of Nevada, Reno in the Department of Theater & Dance. She received her M.F.A. in Ballet (teaching and choreography) from the University of Utah and B.S. in Business Administration with a Dance minor from UNR. Allen performs locally with A.V.A.

Atito Gohi

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Musician
Specialization: African Dance & African Drum

Atito Gohi, is a Master African Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, Producer, Musician, and African Drummer and Founder of Vozolo Dance Company www.vozolo.weebly.com. He is originally from Ivory Coast, West Africa and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada

Nicholas-Martin Kearney

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Photographer, Producer

Nicholas-Martin Kearney has worn many hats under the performing arts umbrella: dancer, choreographer, director, arts administrator, arts educator and producer.

Jason Nious

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Teaching Artist

Jason Nious is a graduate of University of New Mexico with a BA in Theatre.

Diane Rugg

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Teaching Artist
Specialization: Creative Movement, Somatics, Spoken Word, Beyond Technique

Diane Rugg was born in Santa Barbara, California with an imaginative soul and deep somatic knowing. She grew up in the idyllic, richly multicultural community of Riverside, Ca with politically active, musically enlightened parents and a grandmother who was a Ziegfeld Follies hoofer.

Greg Sample

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Director
Specialization: Contemporary Dance Co. Director

Former Celine Dion and Cirque du Soleil dancer, Greg Sample formed SampleDance, a contemporary dance company in early 2016.

L. Martina Young

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Writer
Specialization: Dance & Movement Investigator

Recipient of Nevada's Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in the Arts, Martina Young is an active visionary who conceptualizes aesthetic connections within her fields of dance, poetic perception, and language.