Barbea Williams Performing Company

Barbea Williams Performing Company (BWPC) is Arizona’s primeire African-centered Dance and Drum Ensemble, directed by Barbea Williams, a recipient of the Southwest Folklife Alliance Master-Apprentice Artist Award. The company’s emphasis is on Afrikan and Afrikan Latino dance, choreography, choreo-poetry, cultural folklore, story dance, using dance to educate and bring attention to current events and social justice issues.

Read more about Barbea Williams and her performing company in:
The African Diaspora: A Conversation with Rod Ambrose and Barbea Williams.” BorderLore, February 2019.

Mo’ Betta: A Conversation with Barbea Williams.” BorderLore, March 2018.

An Artistic Call to African Culture.” BorderLore, September 2015.


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Type of Performance

Festival Appearance
Thursday,Oct. 7 | 6 pm | FOX Theatre,AZ Ethnic & Traditional Dance Festival

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