Position / Title: 
Teaching Artist

Charles Ahovissi is a professional dancer, performer, choreographer, stage costume designer and tailor from Benin, West Africa. He is an approved teaching and performing artist working with the Nebraska and Iowa Arts Councils. Charles Ahovissi participated in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Seminar," Planning Effective Arts-Integrated Residencies for Students."

Charles is also artistic director of African Culture Connection, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide African culture and art experiences to the public, to encourage an appreciate for the richness diversity brings to all. Since 1986, Charles has toured throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and the United States as a member of the Ballet National of Benin, performing and teaching traditional African dance and drumming. He is an American citizen based in Omaha, Nebraska.

For more information about Charles Ahovissi, please contact:
Karen Ahovissi, Manager
1823 S. 155th Ave.
Omaha, NE, 68144