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Liberté: Explorations of Blackness and Dance

Jul 29

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Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Liberte', a 6 day virtual dance event will explore the intersections of Blackness and Dance as a means of liberation. The event will include 5, two hour workshops lead by Black Artist/Dancers from Duke University's Inaugural MFA in Dance cohort alongside a virtual performance featuring the artists. Through movement and conversation, we delve into a diverse discourse of blackness through dance. Free! Zoom! Presented by Ife Michelle Dance in Partnership with the Kenan Institute for Ethics. Day 1: Ife Michelle - Sassy Hip Hop Day 2: Ayan Felix-Doyle - Please Don't Stop the Music (Contemp Modern and Club Dance) Day 3: Namajala Naomi - Afro-Cuban Folklore Day 4: Alyah Baker - Ballet Day 5: Juliet Irving - Aligning Muscles and Stretching Bones