Biography

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Francis Nii-Yartey

Francis Nii-Yartey has been in the forefront of the development of dance-theatre and contemporary african dance in Ghana as an academic and teacher in his role as an Associate Professor and Head of Department of Dance Studies at the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon.

He was also the Artistic Director of the Ghana Dance Ensemble at the University of Ghana from 1976 to 1993 and the National Dance Company of Ghana at the National Theatre from 1993 to 2006.