sekouSekou McMiller, New York

A native Chicagoan now residing in New York City, Sekou is the forefront of a new movement in the Latin dance world. Sekou's unique style of Latin dance, rich with Afro-Caribbean essence and laced with many genres of dance, has earned him recognition world-wide. Sekou made his NYC Off-Broadway debut and international tour with Celia the Musical. He was an associate choreographer for the theatrical productions "Afro Tango" and the "Latin Nutcracker Review" and is the founder and artist director of SMc Dance Co., an internationally recognized Afro-Latin dance theater company.

Sekou has performed and choreographed for top latin artist such as Gilberto Santa Rosa, Willie Colon, Cheo Feliciano, Johnny Pacheco, Tito Rojas, Tito Nieves, Jose El Canario Alberto, PitBull, r&b artist KEM, and the pop icon Madonna. In addition, Sekou has worked with the Radio City Rockettes, Bravo TV, Jennifer Lopez' new network NUVO TV and Good Morning America. Sekou has conducted Master Classes in New York, Chicago, LA, Seoul, Tokyo, San Diego, Seattle, Beijing, Singapore, Mumbai, Miami, Shanghai, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Dallas, Houston, Quebec, San Antonio, Boston, Manchester, Warsaw, Mexico City, Puerto Rico, Rome, Paris, Istanbul, Monaco, Brussels and many other international hubs of dance.

Faculty Member: Alvin Ailey Extension, Joffrey Ballet School, Peridance Capezio Center NYC, where Sekou has developed a curriculum for his trademark Contemporary Afro Latin Fusion Style. He also instructs at Broadway Dance Center.



The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's largest and longest-running Latin dance and music event where the world comes to dance every Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 18th annual edition and will take place at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, footsteps from Broadway theaters, museums and other NYC attractions.  

Featuring live band concerts, performance showcases, instructional workshops, and non-stop social dancing all in the center of the world's greatest city, come see why the NYISC brings thousands of attendees from New York and over 40 countries worldwide for an annual celebration of Latin dance, music and culture.

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