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Associate Artists

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Dr. Karen McLean Dade

USA

Dancer, Choreographer

Dr. Dade is a visual and performing artist and educator. Her area of research for more than 30 years has been social justice arts education and combating racism in schools. She is an internationally recognized scholar, having traveled to approximately 40 countries as a research scholar-in-residence and/or presenter in areas of social justice and anti-discrimination education reform. Some of her noted international work includes comparative antiracist education studies and the development of education abroad programs in South Africa.

Dr. Dade is the CEO and founder of the Multicultural International Development Company, LLC., a cross-cultural education network and consulting
agency.

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Graciella Maiolatesi

USA/RSA

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Mellissa Craig

USA

Dancer, Choreographer

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Jullisa Rodriguez

USA

Drummer, Percussionist

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Andile Vellem

RSA

Director / Co-Founder Unmute Dance Company
Integrative Dance, Dancer, Choreographer

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Mpotsend Shuping

USA

Co-Founder Unmute Dance Company

Integrative Dance, Dancer, Choreographer, Sign Language Interpreter

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