Kwame A. Ross is a performer, choreographer, musician, and community activist, formerly from New York City and now a resident of Tallahassee, Fl. For the past thirty years, Kwame has been engaged in the preservation and continuum of African culture through the arts and community service. He has served as Cultural Ambassador to Egypt and Associate Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women. Kwame is Artistic Director of African Drum and Dance Ensemble of Tallahassee, Fl. He is working, in collaboration with Michael Wimberly, on a community project for the Azores Islands. Kwame is in the process of developing a new performance arts company called, Lumbe Project.