Ihsaan de Banya

Ihsaan was born in London, and began his training with The Place’s Centre for Advance Training (CAT) and Shift. During his time with both he danced works by Bawren Tavaziva, Tom Dale, Jose Agudo and Maresa Von Stockert. In 2010 he continued training at London Contemporary Dance School. Graduating in 2013 dancing Theo Clinkard’s Murrisant (Ripening). Ihsaan joined Richard Alston Dance Company in 2013 as an apprentice becoming a full member in 2014. In 2015 following the success of a 2013 Resolution creation, Ihsaan was commissioned by The Place to choreograph for the Company’s Alston At Home season. He created Rasengan, a danced for three exploring an abstract energy within us all.