Performer, Teacher Choreographer and Workshops)
Originally from West Africa Guinea, Mabinty Sylla has been dancing in Africa for sixteen years, beggining her dance training in Conakry with Mamadouba Camara (the first soloist for the Ballet Djoliba and former soloist for the Ballet Africans-two of West Africa’s most respected traditional groups) her dance instructor. Also she learnt and performed with a group Ballet Tayelly directed by Fode Gassama. She moved to Toronto Canada, and continued her dancing & networking in Toronto with A.F.C.Y (Arts for Children & Youths) now called vibearts , Saikou, Amadou Kienou, Nadine McNulty, and Sherwin Charles among others. She presented her work in most of Canada’s provinces and cities. Just in Toronto she preforms at numerous festivals such as Afro Fest from 2009 to the present, Muhtadi International Drumming Festival and Bana Africa Festival just to name a few. She also performs in most of the megacity's African and Caribbean cultural programs such as Oshawa African Pavilion, Carrisaga and Habari African Festival at Harbour Front: she also performed at the sunfest London Ontario festival..(one of Canada’s biggest cultural fest.
Mabinty Sylla's teaches and choreograph West African dancing in many areas e.g. schools and community programs, she also does private workshops for individuals and groups.