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Workshop | Yeni Lucero

Professional Development Workshop

We’re honored and excited to have our HART panelist and sought after teacher Yeni Lucero host a workshop for our Resident Artists.

Yeni Lucero Headshot

Yeni Lucero was born in Chalchuapa, El Salvador and trained under Mama Naomi Washington and Papa Zak Diouf. She graduated with a BA in Dance and Choreography from San Francisco State University, studying Haitian Dance, Dunham, Limon, Ballet, Congolese, Jazz, and received further training at the Ailey School. Lucero has performed with Ron K. Brown/Evidence, Robert Moses’ Kin, Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble, Diamanou Coura, Paco Gomes, Alayo Dance Company, & Delina Patrice. She is currently Associate Artistic Director of the Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble.

About HART

Our DKI is decolonized, This unique residency combines the three Hip Hop tenets (dance, music, and visual art) in a one of a kind process and performance. HART is a collaborative partnership between Zaccho Dance Theatre and PUSH Dance Company, and funded by the City of San Francisco’s Dream Keeper Initiative and Bayview Opera House’s BAG.

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