Dancer and choreographer Irene Koloseus is the artistic director of Feraba-African Rhythm Tap Company, an award winning Brooklyn based touring group fusing Tap dance with West African music and dance.
Irene performs with Féraba throughout the U.S., bringing the thoroughly authentic and completely unique global flavor and energy of the group into many communities. As a teaching artist, Irene has designed curricular-based movement and music residencies for students of all ages and abilities, has run two summer camps and has conducted staff development programs for educators.
Irene is the recipient of numerous awards including the Ethnic Dance Award by Giant Steps funded by the New York State Council on the Arts and the City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs, MCAF/NYC, and has been recognized by the Brooklyn Borough president, Marty Markowitz, for her outstanding work.
To read more about Irene, check out her profile on the Feraba site.