Teye Sa Thiosanne African Drum & Dance Company
West African song, music & dance
Teye Sa Thiosanne African Drum and Dance Company is a San Diego based non-profit organization that provides performances and programs in West African song, music, and dance. The company has been in existence since 1988 and has been consistent in providing the community with cultural expression. Teye Sa Thiosanne means keepers of the tradition in the Senegalese Wolof language.
In 2011, Teye Sa Thiosanne participated in ACTA’s Development Program, receiving support for training, performance instruction, and artistic direction in sabar, the national dance of Senegal, from master artist Lamine Thiam.
In 2009, Teye Sa Thiosanne participated in ACTA’s Development Program, receiving support to work with master drummer Moussa Traore and master dancer Djenaba Sako in the production of two drum and dance performances.