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Etienne Cakpo is the DEAW 2020 Dance Educator of the Year 

Submitted by Lisa Kwak on September 28, 2020 - 2:59pm
Etienne Cakpo plays percussion and smiles

Congratulations to part-time lecturer Etienne Cakpo for receiving the Dance Educators Association of Washington (DEAW) 2020 Dance Educator of the Year Award! 

Etienne Cakpo teaches West African Dance at the UW Department of Dance as part-time lecturer. He was also the 2018-2019 Kawasaki Guest artist, and choreographed work on the undergraduate students for the 2019 UW Dance Presents concert. The students love Etienne, and repeatedly report how much they enjoy his courses. Etienne is known for cultivating a class environment that is loving and supportive. We are so proud and thrilled for him. He is most deserving of this award. Congratulations Etienne!  

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