BaKari E. Lindsay and Sarah Anthony in 'Kumina'
COBA:Repertoire
KUMINA
CHOREOGRAPHY: JULIA MORRIS
PREMIERE DATE: FEBRUARY 26TH, 2001
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Choreographic Statement:
KUMINA is based on a religious ritual originating from the Congo region of West Africa. Practiced by the 'Pocomania', indigenous to Jamaica, this ritual bands people 'travail in the spirit' with an intensifying frenzy, they dance in a circle to the beat of drums and chants.

Original Cast:
Kareitha Cook, Ayesatta Conteh, Charmaine Headley, Karen Lambert, BaKari E. Lindsay, Junia Mason, Debbie Y. Nicholls-Skerritt, Marlene Richardson, Waleed Abdulhamid, Kobena Aquaa-Harrison, Anthony "Curwin" Baptiste, Richard "Popcorn" Cumberbatch, Kwanza Msingwana, Nicole Brooks, Roger Gibbs, Susan Grogan, Ernest "Percy" Pilgrim

Music:
Traditional Drums and Chants

Costumes:
BaKari E. Lindsay


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PHOTOS FROM KUMINA
A performer in full costume in 'Kumina'
A performer in full costume in 'Kumina'
BaKari E. Lindsay and two female performers in 'Kumina'
BaKari E. Lindsay and two female performers in 'Kumina'
The cast of 'Kumina'
The cast of 'Kumina'