Paloma McGregor joins Maura Donohue, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Marissa Perel, and Tara Sheena in conversation with Eva Yaa Asantewaa.
Moving into Writing considers approaches to the written word as response to, collaboration with, and documentation of dance and performance. What can writers and dancers learn from each other? What role do writers play within local, national, and international dance ecosystems?
Part of the Center Line series at Gibney Dance
(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
280 Broadway, Entrance at 53A Chambers New York, NY 10007
With Invited Guests: Ebony Noelle Golden, Kendra Ross, Maria Bauman, Dr. Brenda Dixon-Gottschild, and Ishmael Houston-Jones
What does it take to activate and maintain vision, particularly in moments where there is much to organize against? In this evening of storytelling, we will hear from a group of visionary dance artists about what they are working toward, and share stories of our own. The kickoff of Dancing While Black’s fifth anniversary season, the evening will begin with a celebratory reception and toast.
Story Circles is a democratic process of storytelling created by John O’Neale of the Free Southern Theater, the predecessor of Dancing While Black’s New Orleans partner, Junebug Productions.