Nzengela Holmes

Nzengela Holmes is the Founder, Artistic Director and Choreographer of Uzuri Dance Theater. She has over 25 years of dance experience. Her dance training includes Alvin Ailey, The Dance Theater of Harlem, Djoniba Dance and Drum Center, and Fareta School of Dance.

Zen is currently a member of The Mikerline Haitian Dance Company and The Artist Dream. She is a former member of Bousso African Dance Company and Fusha Congolese Dance Company.

Zen is the mother of 5 children ( 4 of them are professional dancers) and enjoys choreographing family productions.