ANINDO MARSHALL

DEPARTMENT:

Dance

POSITION:

Modern Dunham

Ms. Marshall began her musical and dance career in her homeland of Kenya, as a vocalist/dancer/percussionist. She enjoyed a successful solo career in Europe, as a vocalist, signing a recording contract with EMI Spain, and becoming known as Kenya's singing sensation. Anindo has performed with Babatunde Olatunji, Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead, among others.

While in Kenya as a young dance student in ballet, modern, jazz and African, she met Saundra Barnes, a Dunham dancer living in Kenya and teaching Dunham Technique. Anindo studies with Ms Barnes (Ife) and in 1983 moved to the USA continuing her study of the Technique with Miss Dunham, and Dunham Masters like: Pearl Reynolds, Archie Savage, Lucille Ellis, Tommy Gomez, Tally Beatty, Vanove Aikens, Theo Jamison, Ronald Marshall and Keith Williams.

Today Ms. Marshall is a Certified Dunham Technique Instructor, and serves as a board member of the Katherine Dunham Certification Board. She has taught and continues to teach all worldwide, including Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Dance Dimensions, Lula Washington Dance Theater, Occidental College, LMU and conducts Dunham Technique residencies in LAUSD schools as part of the Arts Community Partnership Network. LACHSA, UCI. Also conducting residencies in colleges all over the US.

Ms. Marshall is also an accomplished musician, percussionist and a dance teacher of African dance from East, South, Central and West Africa.. She has studied with the world's finest percussionists, Babatude Olatunji, Mamadi Keita, Mor Thiam, Lamin Dido Camara, Karamba Diabate to mention a few. Her study of African rhythms made her continue studying West African dance as well under the umbrella of such teachers as Kimoko Samo (formerly artistic director of Les Ballet African of Guinea W. Africa), Marie Basse and countless other great African dance teachers. She teaches percussion from Africa and Latin America at Camp Miller in Malibu and Camp Scott in Santa Clarita California. Ms Marshall is the Founder/Artistic Director of MARSHALL DANCE COMPANY, a dance company that focuses on Dunham Technique and preserving the legacy of Katherine Dunham.

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