Nii Kwartey Owoo is a UK based Ghanaian musician, choreographer and African dance and music lecturer. Nii was given the title Custodian of Culture by his elders at the age of 12, a role that he has since carried with him and one that continues to influence his artistic practice.
Today Nii creates original choreography that blends tradition with current global dance styles, he currently also teaches African dance on the Diverse Dances Styles BA degree course (IRIE! dance theatre). Director of Miishejeloi Dance Theatre (Accra/London) and Miishe African Music and Dance (Leeds) and Asasaa Ensemble.
See Nii along with other international and UK artists on the CommonTalk Live panel on Wednesday 29th June
In Partnership with Birmingham International Dance Festival 2022