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
View the Inaugural Dancing While Black Journal View the Inaugural
Dancing While Black Journal
An iterative performance project rooted in the vanishing fishing tradition
of choreographer Paloma McGregor’s 95-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 95-year-old father
What do we take with us, leave behind
& return to reclaim?
Building A Better Fishtrap

Upcoming Events

march 2021

25sepallday07mayAngela's Pulse in Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)(All Day) EST Angela's Pulse:Commission

april 2021

25sepallday07mayAngela's Pulse in Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)(All Day) EST Angela's Pulse:Commission

may 2021

25sepallday07mayAngela's Pulse in Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)(All Day) EST Angela's Pulse:Commission

In the News

Reflections from the Community

CADD 2018 conference participants gather for a group photo.
09 Mar 2018: 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.

Projects

Building a Better Fishtrap
Dancing While Black
Follow the Water Walks
Blood Dazzler
Thank you🙌🏽🙌🏾🙌🏿 @bornbrownallrightsreserved for featuring #PalomaMcGregor and @angelaspulse. It's an honor to be community with such brilliant creatives. 

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Paloma McGregor is a community development maven. Her artistic path is dedicated to the amplification of Black voices through performance projects that recover the quotidian choreographies of our Black ancestors in public spaces.

She is a intentional artistic director who has expanded capacity to convene audiences, creatives partners and curators during the pandemic.

You can learn more about Paloma by visiting: http://angelaspulse.org/

#BlackWomenSeason #Dance #BornBrown #StoryTelling #culture #Community #Angelaspulse
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"Dancing While Black is to imagine a new human relations free from persisting hierarchies (racial, sexual or geo-political)"
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Please share and support! From our community at @culturalsolidarityfund
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In the spirit of coalition and resource sharing, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in collaboration with NYC arts and cultural organizations of all sizes and structures have come together to build and support the CULTURAL SOLIDARITY FUND.

If you are an individual artist or cultural worker in need of relief, please apply. The very simple application will be open from February 26th at 9AM to March 5th at 9PM. The CSF will open with $100,000, initially distributing 200 $500 relief micro-grants to NYC artists and cultural workers. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color), immigrant, undocumented, and/or disabled/deaf applicants will be prioritized. 

#ReliefFund
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Dancing While Black Is... "A Revolution Worth Televising" 
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Check out Black Spatial Relics: 2021 Convening
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​About: "Now as much as ever, radical gathering spaces for rumination on Black embodied freedoms are crucial. From February 23 - 27, 2021, Black Spatial Relics (BSR) is hosting its second annual convening. Building on our work to create Black spaces for creation, exploration, and community, this will be a free and virtual convening that will feature our 2020 artists-in-residence and several other Black performance makers and scholars from around Philadelphia and beyond. Join us for an opening keynote by Ebony Noelle Golden."
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​When: February 23-27
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​Click link below for more information
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​https://tinyurl.com/15wuq7zk
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​#BlackLivesMatter
​#BlackArt
​#BlackHistory
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Dancing While Black Is... "A movement that NEVER ends!" #KeepDancing
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Dancing While Black is "Allowing my body to bring my mind where it would like to be" -Dancing While Black Community Member
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