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Sekou McMiller

Advanced Beginning Latin Jazz

Sekou McMiller At the forefront of a new movement in Afro Latin dance, Sekou’s unique fusion style has a strong Afro-Caribbean essence that is laced with many different dance techniques combined with an explosive energy. His dancing and choreographies have garnered him broad recognition worldwide. Sekou’s diverse career as a choreographer, performer, and instructor ranges from performing off-Broadway in both Celia: the Musical and Afro-Tango to choreographing for Bravo TV, NUVO TV and "Good Morning America". He has also performed and choreographed for Top Latin artists including Gilberto Santa Rosa, Willie Colon, Cheo Feliciano, Johnny Pacheco, Tito Rojas, Tito Nieves, PitBull, as well as the pop icon Madonna.

Sekou has worked with the Radio City Rockettes and was invited to choreograph in collaboration with two other choreographers for the 2015 Spring Showcase of the Joffrey Ballet School Jazz and Contemporary Program. In addition, he was a special invited guest performer/choreographer for the United Nations Unveiling of the Monument the Ark of Return: honoring the victims of Slavery and lives lost during transit of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

Sekou's choreographic work has been featured at Dance Chicago, New York Jazz Choreographers Festival, The Actors Fund Theater, APAP New York City Center, Peridance Salvatore Capezio Theater, Ailey CitiGroup Theater, Symphony Space, Edison Ballroom, United Palace Theater, the United Nations General assembly, Olympic Park Stadium in Seoul, S. Korea, the Great Wall of China, Habour Dance Vancouver and Winter Gardens in Blackpool, U.K.

Internationally Sekou has performed/choreographed/instructed in over 20 countries and over 60 cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore, Mumbai, Shanghai, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec, Manchester, Warsaw, Mexico City, Puerto Rico, Rome, Paris, Istanbul, Monaco, Brussels and many other international hubs of dance.

Originally from Chicago, Sekou boasts a unique and diverse background as a former CFO/Accountant and Professional Classical Flutist as well as an emerging Latin dance artist. He now resides in New York City where he is the artistic director/choreographer of Sekou McMiller Dance Company (SMc Dance Co) and Faculty Member at the Ailey Extension, Steps on Broadway, Joffrey Ballet School: Jazz and Contemporary, Peridance Capezio Center, Broadway Dance Center and Intensive Guest Instructor at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Earl Mosley's Hearts of Men, Joffrey West, Joffrey J&C and the Ailey Experience.