Esie Mensah (Canada)
Esie is the creator and director of The Black Stars and is committed to bringing African and Afrofusion dance to the big stages all around the world. She is also the creator of her newest creation Zayo and the writer, creator and choreographer of her fall production Akuma: A journey into the heart of Africa.
She is winner of the Best Contemporary Dancer at the Black Canadian awards. She has worked with industry icons such as Janelle Monae, Nelly Furtado, Deborah Cox, Jully Black, Flo Rida, Mariana's Trench, Coca Cola, TIFF, Estee Lauder, FIFA Canada, We Day and more.