Esie Mensah, the 2014 Black Canadian Award Winner for Best Contemporary Dancer and the 2015 recipient of the Cultural Promotion award from the Ghanaian-Canadian Association. Esie has worked with some of the industry’s biggest icons such as Rihanna, Drake, Janelle Monae, Nelly Furtado, Flo Rida, as well as Coca Cola, Luminato, TIFF, Estée Lauder, FIFA, WE DAY and more. Esie has co-choreographed for the Victory Celebration part of the 2015 Pan Am Games entertainment “Panamania”. Choreographed the CHFI commercial “Mornings are a little different” for the new Erin and Darren show. Esie will be apart of the 2016 remake of Rocky Horror Picture Show airing this Halloween on FOX TV.
Aside from her accolades Esie has trained in several disciplines including Traditional African, commercial, urban and contemporary styles, and created her own unique style, known as Afrofusion, which is an amalgamation of all her knowledge. She is also the founder of The Black Stars and is the visionary of Akoma.