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Yah' Ya Kamate

West African

Yahaya Kamate is a native of the Ivory Coast. As a former member of the National Ballet of the Ivory Coast, he came to the United States to honor his country back in 1994. Yahaya has toured the United States. In 1997, Yahaya established himself in the Sunshine state. Yahaya has performed at Busch Gardens, the Animal Kingdom and Epcot Center for two years before coming back to New York and the tri-state area where he teaches in public and privates schools. Currently, Yahaya is an instructor at Alvin Ailey, performer and dance teacher at Friends Academy.