Interview with Nancy St Léger
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Interview with Nancy St. Léger, an educator and cultural artist who has performed Haitian dance traditions and rhythms in New York and South Florida for the past twenty years. With a background in speech pathology and learning disabilities education, she is currently working on a PhD. in organizational leadership. As an educator, St. Léger works with students with emotional and learning disabilities. She began her teaching career in Brooklyn, New York, before moving to Miami in 1994, where she has worked as a speech and language pathologist and special education teacher. St. Léger has been involved in the Haitian community through her cultural work as the Director of Folkloric Dance for Sosyete Koukouy in Miami and as the Director of the Haitian Arts and Culture for Children (HACCHI). She is also the President of HACCHI Films, Inc., and has appeared in 2 Haitian movies, as well as the Charlie’s Angels TV series. Her first film, Tanbou: Legacy of the Drums premiered in May 2013 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami.