Founded by internationally renowned Haitian born choreographer, dancer, and educator Jeanguy Saintus Riché, Ayikodans is considered to be the premiere professional dance company of Haiti. Saintus has enabled the emergence of a new, contemporary Haitian aesthetic that, while rooted in tradition, reflects a modern Caribbean culture and creativity that would surprise many who associate the country with disaster, poverty and helplessness.
Ayikodans company members have danced on stages in Latin America, Europe, the United States and Asia at such venues Adrienne Arsht Center in Florida, Carnegie Hall in New York, The Netherlands' Muziegebow and Tropentheater, Teatro Anayanzi in Panama, Centre des Arts and L'Artchipel in Guadeloupe,Teatro Nacional and Palacio de Bellas Artes in the Dominican Republic, L'Atrium in Martinique.The Foundation Tokyo Ballet in Japan…
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