Eric Baffour Awuah

Eric Awuah is the president & CEO of Apam Cultural Consult, researcher, facilitator, farmer, and a PhD Candidate of Socio-Cultural Anthropology at the University of Alberta. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance and Theater studies from the University of Ghana, and an M.A in Dance Knowledge, Practice, and Heritage from the Erasmus-Mundus Choreomundus International dance masters program. Eric has extensive experience in research areas such as Dance as Intangible Cultural Heritage, dance and identity politics, dance within museum and gallery spaces, Dance Anthropology, performance of heritage, and Ethnography. He has taught master classes and workshops in various countries including Ghana, Romania, Hungary, Norway, Burkina-Faso, and London. He has also been invited as a guest lecturer/presenter on various academic and community occasions, demonstrating his ability to effectively communicate and share knowledge. As a professional performer and installation artist for close to 2 decades, Eric has been involved in over 50 major academic and professional performances/installations, showcasing his talent and creativity. Eric has been the Artistic Director of his own independent artistic projects since 2008, demonstrating his leadership and entrepreneurial skills. He has also worked as a choreographer, facilitator, teacher, and storyteller, showcasing his versatility and expertise in various cultural roles. He has served as an ERASMUS+ Guest Scholar to the Danish National School of Performing Arts, highlighting his international recognition and collaborations.