Appiah Annan is a rare talent originating from Ghana, West Africa. His diverse practice spans many forms of dance including traditional African, contemporary, freestyle, hip hop and acrobatics, along with his impressive skills as a master drummer using both stick and hand drums.
Annan’s story begins on the streets of Africa where he began learning hip-hop and freestyle under the direction of dance master, Omari Oppong. By age 16 he won Ghana’s national dance championship, a prestigious event that saw him compete against Ghana’s finest dancers.
Flexible, sharp and fluid, Yoga is an amazing acrobat with skills spanning from flipping through rings of fire to standing on one leg on top of a 5-man tower. Diverse in his skills he has had an extensive career to date and is continuing to push the boundaries of acrobatics in his role as lead acrobat with Asanti Dance Theatre.