Lydia Curtis

Lydia Curtis was born in Queens NY, where attended the prestigious Bernice Johnson School of Dance, Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Bronx HS of Science and NYU before moving to Washington, DC to complete her Master’s degree at Howard University. She is a lifelong learner and an avid traveler who has visited nine African countries as well as Cuba, and places in the Caribbean. Lydia joined the Kankouran West African Dance Company in 2014. She founded Sadiki Educational Safari, Inc to share with teenagers her love of Africa. In 2019, Lydia had the privilege of joining Monica Jahan Bose’s Wrapture project, creating huge saris to wrap on storefronts in SE Washington to bring attention to climate change and its impact on marginalized communities. She is married and has one adult daughter.

Lydia Curtis was born in Queens NY, where attended the prestigious Bernice Johnson School of Dance, Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Bronx HS of Science and NYU before moving to Washington, DC to complete her Master’s degree at Howard University.

She is a lifelong learner and an avid traveler who has visited nine African countries as well as Cuba, and places in the Caribbean. Lydia joined the Kankouran West African Dance Company in 2014. She founded Sadiki Educational Safari, Inc to share with teenagers her love of Africa.

In 2019, Lydia had the privilege of joining Monica Jahan Bose’s Wrapture project, creating huge saris to wrap on storefronts in SE Washington to bring attention to climate change and its impact on marginalized communities.

She is married and has one adult daughter.