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SEIKA BOYE

Academy Faculty

SOULPEPPER ACADEMY: Your Movement Practice

Seika Boye is a scholar, writer, educator and artist whose practices revolve around dance and movement. She is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and Director of the Institute for Dance Studies at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Toronto. She works as a dramaturg with artists including Natasha Powell/Holla Jazz, Syreeta Hector and Mix Mix Dance Collective. Seika curated the archival exhibition It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900–1970 and co-curated Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario (2019). She was an Artist-in-Residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario (2018), Toronto District School Board’s African Heritage Educators’ Network Arts Honoree (2019) and a 2020 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Trust Award (co-curator, Into the Light). Seika lives and works in Toronto with her husband and their two sons. 

Seika Boye | Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

It's About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900 – 1970 and Now

Your Movement Practice