In Conversation with Latanya Tigner and Colette Eloi

By Andréa Spearman

September 24, 2021, PUBLISHED BY IN DANCE

You are listening to Part 1 & 2 from Andréa Spearman’s recorded conversation with Latanya Tigner and Colette Eloi. To read the transcript of Part 1 of the conversation, click here.

Mentioned in Part 1 recording: 

Artists and Organizations


  • Wolosodon
  • Yanvalou
  • Mayi
  • New Orleans second line
  • Manjani
  • Roger Rabbit
  • New Orleans bounce
  • Hyphy

Books and TV

Mentioned in Part 2 recording: 

Artists and Organizations


  • Orisha dance
  • Zinli
  • Mutwashi


  • The Black Dancing Body by Brenda Dixon Gottschild

If you’d like to get in touch with Latanya Tigner and Colette Eloi, please follow the link below.

Dancing Cy(i)phers

Instagram: @dancing_cyiphers

For more In Conversation content, read and listen here.

This conversation appeared in the Fall 2021 issue of In Dance.

Bay Area native, Andréa Spearman is an administrator, choreographer, performer, teacher, and student of a variety of modern-based movement with over 20 years of experience. Director of her own dance company, A. Spearman & Co. and also currently produces and hosts, The Black Landscape podcast, a series of conversations that spotlight Black leaders in the SF Bay Area communities in various industries. Listen on Apple Music, BuzzSprout, Google Podcasts, and more.