Awal Alhassan (born 1980 in Tamale, Ghana), is a master dancer from the West African nation of Ghana. Born and raised by a traditional drumming and dancing family, Awal has worked throughout Africa both independently and with some of Ghana's performance groups such as the Ghana Dance Ensemble, the National Theatre of Ghana, and the Center for National Culture Dance Troupe.
In addition to acting as the artistic director and lead dancer of the performance group Sohoyini, he teaches ongoing classes, workshops, and residencies regularly throughout the world.
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