IDSVA Student Feature: yon Tande

IDSVA Ph.D. Candidate and David Driskell Fellow yon Tande has been appointed Assistant Professor of Dance at Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance, with a focus on Africanist Perspectives in Contemporary Dance Practices.

Yon Tande previously served as the Program Director at the Southside Cultural Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

yon Tande. Photo Credit: Dublin School

"Through the rigorous course of study and the meticulous process of unearthing layers of knowledge, I have come to realize that 'trusting the process' is but one mode of self discovery initiated by IDSVA. There were tears and fears, but cheers were never too far behind."