21 min

Episode 2: Melba Ayco Living Legacies Podcast

    • Arts

The second episode highlights Melba Ayco, founder and Artistic Director of Northwest Tap Connection. Melba Ayco is a Gullah-Geechee and Creole storyteller, tap dance historian, and choreographer. Born in a small town on the north shores of New Orleans, she describes her life as a three-part harmony: born into segregation, survived integration, and enlightenment through cultural diversity. Her life commitment is to define and share the African American experience through the performing arts.

The second episode highlights Melba Ayco, founder and Artistic Director of Northwest Tap Connection. Melba Ayco is a Gullah-Geechee and Creole storyteller, tap dance historian, and choreographer. Born in a small town on the north shores of New Orleans, she describes her life as a three-part harmony: born into segregation, survived integration, and enlightenment through cultural diversity. Her life commitment is to define and share the African American experience through the performing arts.

21 min

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