Mabinty Sylla bio: (Performer, Teacher Choreographer and Workshops)
Originally from West Africa Guinea, Mabinty Sylla has been dancing in Africa for sixteen years, beggining her dance training at the age of 12 in Conakry with Mamadouba Camara her dance instructor, who is the first soloist for the Ballet Djoliba and former soloist for the Ballet Africans-two of West Africa’s most respected traditional groups. Also she learnt and performed with a group Ballet Tayelly directed by Fode Gassama. She moved to Toronto Canada since 2008 and continued her dancing & networking in Toronto with associations such as A.F.C.Y.. ..now named vibe arts and Lula Lounge french schools african dance program. She has presented her work in most of Canada’s provinces and cities e.g sunfest London Ontario and Halifax African festival. In Toronto she preforms at numerous festivals such as Afro Fest from 2009 to the present, and Muhtadi International Drumming. She also performs in most of the megacity's African and Caribbean cultural programs such as Oshawa African Pavilion fiesta week, Carrisaga, Habari African Festival at Harbour Front and is a member of the extraordinary Okavango orchestra. In 2012 she toured most of Canada provinces with Alpha Yaya
Mabinty Sylla teaches and choreograph West African dancing in many areas e.g. schools and community programs, she also does private workshops for individuals and groups.