KOBENA ACQUAAH-HARRISON

Performer

Biography

Kobèna Aquaa-Harrison (caw-bn-ná? akwaaah…) is a Toronto-based multi-instrumentalist and producer from Ghana/ Bermuda.

SOULPEPPER 2019: The Brothers Size. 

OTHER THEATRE: Golden Tale of Djungle Bouti (Young Centre; Piece of Mine; Wards Island); Obaaberima - Dora Award, Soundscape (Buddies); Just Me You & The Silence (IFT - soundscape/ composer); African Theatre Ensemble (Anowa - Dora Award); Shaw Festival (Trials of Brother Jero - consultant & coach); Golden Tale of Djungle Bouti (solo & ensemble self-prod Radio play; Wards Island; Piece of Mine); Stratford Summer Festival (consultant & performer); b-current (BUNA); Sedina Fiati - Last Dance; Blue Bird (Registry Theatre); Obsidian Theatre (soundscape / consultant); Obeah Opera (consultant).

FILM AND TELEVISION: Global TV, CityTV, CBC, CBC, AfroGlobal, CHIN; Leone Stars - soundtrack; Lucky Ejim; FIFA, HSBC, Nissan, Genie Awards, Kelloggs, Molson, Soul Food, Friday the 13th.

OTHER: Radio: CKLN fm host/producer. Dance: Zelma Badu, AIM, Esie Mensah, COBA, Black Stars, Lua Shayenne Co. Awards: Dora Mavor Moore Award, TIFF: Pitch This, Chalmers Award (2), eye Magazine, ABEDORC, Irie Music, Banff Esso-Imperial, Atlanta Bronze Lens, TAMA (3), UMAC Award, Anasekrom. Artistic Director, founder Michèzo! Festival; Pres/AD AfroFest; Instruments: Voice, gyil (marimba), seperewa, acoustic & electric guitars, apentoma, shekere, dondo/ tama, dun duns, atenteben.  @paapakobe