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Theater Director, Choreographer, Educator & Cultural Arts Preservationist

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Aku Kadogo is an international theatre director, choreographer, educator and creative producer of cultural arts projects. This multi-faceted artist directs highly energetic, imaginative theatre works and has produced a number of collaborative inter-disciplinary projects. Her eclectic career has spanned across the United States, Australia, Europe and Asia.

She is the Chair of the Department of Theatre and Performance at Spelman College after having served as Distinguished Visiting Professor in 2014.

Recently she served on the Music/Theatre Faculty at Yongin University in Seoul, S. Korea where she lectured and directed productions for the university and the wider professional theatre community. Prior to that she was the Director of the Black Theatre Program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Directing many works from the African American canon, this was an exciting time for her to revisit works such as Langston Hughes' Black Nativity, Ruby Dee's Zora is My Name and August Wilson's Joe Turner has Come and Gone. She also directed newer works such as Djanet Sears' The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God; Will Power's Flow and In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney. She has collaborated on original works with writers Chris Tysh author of Night Scales and Bill Harris' Booker T and Them for Art X Detroit. She has been an Associate Choreographer on the Tony Award winning show RENT, touring Australia, China and the United States. As a performer she has worked in film, television and stage making her career debut in the original Broadway classic of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange.

Having worked extensively as a Performer/Choreographer/Director in Australia she has collaborated with artists such as Elena Kats Chernin, Stephen Page, Robyn Archer, Juno Gemes,Nigel West lake, Roger Rynd and Colin Offord to name a few.Aku devised and directed Ochre & Dust with Anangustory tellers for the Perth and Adelaide International Theatre festivals. She has an ongoing relationship with NAISDA Dance College where she is a regular visiting Guest Artist.

She served as an original member of the Programming Committee for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) from 2006 - 2010.

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Aku Kadogo

Theater Director, Choreographer, Educator & Cultural Arts Preservationist

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Aku Kadogo Biography

Aku Kadogo is an international theatre director, choreographer, educator and creative producer of cultural arts projects. This multi-faceted artist directs highly energetic, imaginative theatre works and has produced a number of collaborative inter-disciplinary projects. Her eclectic career has spanned across the United States, Australia, Europe and Asia.

She is the Chair of the Department of Theatre and Performance at Spelman College after having served as Distinguished Visiting Professor in 2014.

Recently she served on the Music/Theatre Faculty at Yongin University in Seoul, S. Korea where she lectured and directed productions for the university and the wider professional theatre community. Prior to that she was the Director of the Black Theatre Program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Directing many works from the African American canon, this was an exciting time for her to revisit works such as Langston Hughes' Black Nativity, Ruby Dee's Zora is My Name and August Wilson's Joe Turner has Come and Gone. She also directed newer works such as Djanet Sears' The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God; Will Power's Flow and In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney. She has collaborated on original works with writers Chris Tysh author of Night Scales and Bill Harris' Booker T and Them for Art X Detroit. She has been an Associate Choreographer on the Tony Award winning show RENT, touring Australia, China and the United States. As a performer she has worked in film, television and stage making her career debut in the original Broadway classic of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange.

Having worked extensively as a Performer/Choreographer/Director in Australia she has collaborated with artists such as Elena Kats Chernin, Stephen Page, Robyn Archer, Juno Gemes,Nigel West lake, Roger Rynd and Colin Offord to name a few.Aku devised and directed Ochre & Dust with Anangustory tellers for the Perth and Adelaide International Theatre festivals. She has an ongoing relationship with NAISDA Dance College where she is a regular visiting Guest Artist.

She served as an original member of the Programming Committee for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) from 2006 - 2010.

Aku Kadogo Videos

  • Aku Kadogo talks about "Salt City, A Techno-Choreo Poem" - YouTube
    Jessica Care Moore (poet) and Aku Kadogo (choreographer, Spelman College) have developed a techno-choreopoem entitled Salt City.

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  • How to book Aku Kadogo?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Aku Kadogo for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Aku Kadogo, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Aku Kadogo or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Aku Kadogo?

    Booking fees for Aku Kadogo, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Aku Kadogo, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Aku Kadogo?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Aku Kadogo for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Aku Kadogo for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Aku Kadogo or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Aku Kadogo or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Aku Kadogo is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Aku Kadogo for your event is available upon request. Aku Kadogo generally travels from Detroit, MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are T. Lang, Cynthia Erivo, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Shahadi Wright Joseph and Monica Bill Barnes. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Aku Kadogo for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Aku Kadogo Speaker Videos

  • Aku Kadogo talks about "Salt City, A Techno-Choreo Poem" - YouTube
    Jessica Care Moore (poet) and Aku Kadogo (choreographer, Spelman College) have developed a techno-choreopoem entitled Salt City.

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