Coco is not only a gifted pedagogue but a world artist who bestows students with the spirit force of dance. Her work offers teaching rooted in heritage and ancestry, gifted to us by Africa and her story. Coco's educational outreach is rich and powerful, inviting students to access their inner strength to shine through, hitting the most resonant notes so that they may emerge through their work connected and sonorous."
TDSB Educator, Lizzie Kurtz (West Hill Collegiate Institute)
Miss Coco Murray responds as a dance education business to share African and Caribbean dances in a variety of ways.
MISSION STATEMENT: To bring intercultural awareness on the diversity of dance systems of Afro-diasporic peoples and use art as a tool for educating generations of Canadians on the value of dance cultures.
VISION: To honour artistic practices, to educate and highlight social significance and evolving contributions of African, Caribbean and Black dance cultures in arts and education sectors.
This business centers researched context, skills development, and a culturally-responsive lens in our approach to teaching Afro-diasporic dance systems. We make dance accessible to neighourhoods, communities, arts organizations and school boards. Explore our services below for further inquiry: