We take you on an inter-cultural journey to the heart of West Africa.
Borenya West African Drum and Dance honors the authenticity and integrity of West African performance arts. Bringing the music and dance of Africa to people of all ages, Borenya shares its knowledge and appreciation of these traditions. By celebrating these beautiful and ancient art forms with our students and audiences we are sharing a connection to a cultural history that has existed since the beginning of humanity.
Darren 'Bibi' Gilley
DIRECTOR / ANTHROPOLOGIST
TRADITIONAL DANCER / PERCUSSIONIST
Falaye Bailo Balde
BLACKSMITH / DRUM BUILDER