Tounkara Soumaila

  • Male
  • country
  • Mali
  • disciplines
  • dance, choreography
  • languages
  • Bambara, French
  • born on 21.10.1991
  • in Bamako, Mali
  • lives in Paris, France

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Born in 1991 in Bamako, Mali, Soumaila Tounkara is a dancer and choreographer. He studied at the National Institute of Art and the Balla Fasseke Kouyaté Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers Multimédia of Bamako. He won the City-Dance Festival and the Mali Hip hop Battle in Bamako, as well as the Mali Hip-hop Awards of best Dancer. He tought dancing in the French high school in Bamako. Afterwards he did 3 months in the National Dance Academy of Rome, follows his trip to France in 2017 and started masterclasses at L’Ateliers de Paris /CNDC and develop his projects. He works with choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang.