Courtney Patterson and Joe Sykes in the 2014 world premiere of The Geller Girls. Photo by Jeff Roffman.

Akumba Bynum-Roberson

Akumba is thrilled to make his Alliance Stage debut! Currently a percussion instructor at Kilombo Academic & Cultural Institute and accompanist for West African Dance courses taught through Spelman College Dance Department. Over 20 years of experience as a drummer. Peace, love, light and gratitude to friends and family.

Roles for Akumba Bynum-Roberson


Without using the words in your job title, what do you do at the Alliance?
"I guess you can call me the theatre therapist."

To mark the end of the Alliance Stage as we know it, and to welcome the new era with the start of the big renovation, Pearl Cleage, our Mellon Playwright in Residence, wrote a piece to commemorate this special occasion.



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