Baker & Tarpaga Dance Project is a transnational dance theatre company founded in 2004 by Esther Baker-Tarpaga and Olivier Tarpaga. Creating a rich blend of live music and physical images making, Baker & Tarpaga Dance Project is a transnational dance theatre project based in Columbus, Ohio and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Drawing from Africanist and postmodernist aesthetics, BTDP integrates choreography, spoken word, and live music soundscapes. BTDP are embodied border crossing ethnochoreographers investigating the beauty and dissonance of the human condition. BT Dance Project, recipient of a Lester Horton Award, recently performed at Jacob’s Pillow Inside Out Festival in Massachusetts and Action Danse Festival in Morocco. Their work has been performed at Kelly Strayhorn Theater in Pittsburgh, REDCAT, Highways, The Alex Theatre, and John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, VSA N4th in New Mexico, Cornell College, Purdue University, Denison University, Rich Forum Stamford Center for the Arts, CT, Center Stage Santa Barbara, The Ohio State University, Dialogue De Corps in Burkina Faso, The Maitisong Festival in Botswana, Abok I Ngoma Festival in Cameroon, and The French Cultural Center in Senegal.
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