Nursha Project™ Founder Speaks @ BAX
Thursday, May 17 – 7 pm – $20
DANCING WHILE BLACK: VOICES FROM THE BUSH
An evening of dance and dialogue
FEATURING a conversation on equity in art and new choreography by the latest generation of dancers to emerge from the internationally acclaimed Urban Bush Women dance company.
CHOREOGRAPHERS: Maria Bauman/MBDance; Marjani Forte/LoveForte (with Nia Love); Paloma McGregor/Angela’s Pulse; Samantha Speis. Curated by Paloma McGregor.
PANELISTS: Christal Brown/INSPIRIT dance company; Shalonda Ingram/Nursha Project; cultural critic Greg Tate; Milta Vega-Cardona/People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond; and Tony-nominated choreographer Marlies Yearby. Moderated by Shani Jamila/Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center
DANCING WHILE BLACK is an artist-led initiative by Paloma McGregor/Angela’s Pulse that aims to create ongoing platforms for process, dialogue and experimentation and to shift the power of contextualizing work and articulating aesthetic values into the hands, and bodies, of black dancers themselves.
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