The Dancing While Black 2016-17 Fellowship brought together seven emerging Black Women choreographers who spent seven months building community through workshops with master teachers, communal dinners and a public discussion at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange. Get to know the Fellows and their visions for this collaborative journey:
“The collective nature of Dancing While Black really resonates for me. From the fellowship’s multi-formatted approach to the inter-generational community, it all helps re-calibrate our focus from dance as an outcome to dance as a network relationships– more in touch with the possibilities of the WE.“
Katrina Reid is a performing artist currently interested in creating movement from writing — be it song, poem or other text to research and mine responses to words and how they might create emotive, physical landscapes.