Episode 2: Melba Ayco
The second episode highlights Melba Ayco, founder and Artistic Director of Northwest Tap Connection. Melba Ayco is a Gullah-Geechee and Creole storyteller, tap dance historian, and choreographer. Born in a small town on the north shores of New Orleans, she describes her life as a three-part harmony: born into segregation, survived integration, and enlightenment through cultural diversity. Her life commitment is to define and share the African American experience through the performing arts.