Slide Creating and producing
collaborative performance work
dedicated to building community
and illuminating bold, new stories
Creating and producing collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories
Dancing While Black

An artist-­led initiative that supports the diverse work of Black dance artists by cultivating platforms for process, performance, dialogue and documentation
Dancing While Black

An artist-­led initiative that supports the diverse work of Black dance artists by cultivating platforms for process, performance, dialogue and documentation
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Dancing While Black Journal
Creating and producing collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories An iterative performance project rooted in the vanishing fishing tradition
of choreographer Paloma McGregor’s 93-year-old father

What do we take with us, leave behind & return to reclaim?
Building A Better Fishtrap An iterative performance project rooted in the vanishing fishing tradition of choreographer Paloma McGregor’s 93-year-old father
What do we take with us, leave behind
& return to reclaim?
Building A Better Fishtrap

Upcoming Events

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In the News

Reflections from the Community

CADD 2018 conference participants gather for a group photo.
09 Mar: Dance Black Joy: Global Affirmations and Defiance
In February, A. Nia Austin-Edwards, a longtime Angela's Pulse collaborator, attended Dance Black Joy: Global Affirmations and Defiance. The 3-day convening was a dynamic space of dialogue, performance and celebration; she reflected some voices and residue from the experience in poetry.
Angela's Pulse Collaborator Ebony Golden and '15-'16 DWB Fellow Sydnie Mosely at DWB Story Circles captured by Whitney Brown
07 Dec: Get a Glimpse of our Freedom Stories
Last month, we gathered at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics to kick off our Fifth Anniversary Season with Story Circles on Organizing Toward Vision in an Age of Resistance. We were led by DWB founder Paloma McGregor and the incredible Wendi Moore-O'Neal, daughter of John O'Neal, the originator of the Story Circle process we have used at several gatherings.

Projects

Building a Better Fishtrap
Dancing While Black
Follow the Water Walks
Blood Dazzler
Blood Dazzler
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