The Web The Sky God Leopard Faerie Snake The Family The Uzuri Family

The Sky God

Anansi makes his plea…..

Leopard Faerie Snake

The Quest Begins…….

Uzuri Dance Theater presents

Anansi the Spider an African Folktale

The tale of Anansi the Spider is that of a trickster who often uses cleverness and harmless jokes to get what he wants. Anansi stories are originally from the Ashanti people of Ghana West Africa.During this lively family performance, Anansi’s story comes to life with live African percussion and Traditional West African dance on a dazzling, colorfully glowing, black light stage.

Get Tickets

Stay Tuned For Our Next Show!

Our Mission

Our goal is to educate and innovate through dance and theater. Through Contemporary Traditional African Dance and Traditional African Percussion, we bring some of favorite stories and folk tales to life......


Uzuri Dance Theater is available to perform and teach in Schools, Private Events, Parties or any function where high spirited energetic and engaging audience involvement is appropriate......

Uzuri Kids

Uzuri Dance Theater not only brings African Tradition in the form of performances but also brings the ability to participate in these life styles for All people thru workshops and classes......

Buy Tickets

Get tickets here for the up coming Anansi the Spider production. Dec 20-27, 2015 at the TADA! Theater NYC.

Get Tickets
Watch our new video to get an idea of the excitement waiting for you in “Anansi an African Folktale”

Our Artists

The talented artists that made this production possible - Costume - Make Up - Music - Set - Animation - Read about what it takes to create a captivating Show experience.

Meet the Cast

Uzuri is home to many fine artists. These are the performing artists that made this production of Anansi the Spider come to life. (click the arrows to the right to see all these talented performers)

Special Thanks!

Subscribe and keep up to date on Shows and Classes