Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective

2018-12-05T17:07:58+00:00

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective is a professional, neo-folkloric performance ensemble that specializes in Dance Theater from the African Diaspora. Under the artistic direction of its founder, Adia Tamar Whitaker, a dancer/choreographer and vocalist from San Francisco’s Bay Area, this Brooklyn based dance theater collective is dedicated to preserving the past, present and [...]

Ella Turenne

2018-10-19T16:24:02+00:00

Ella Turenne is a Los Angeles-based artist, activist and educator who has been described as a “one-woman army of culture.” She has performed in an array of theatrical works including her one-woman-show Love, Locs and Liberation, On Striver’s Row,Raft of the Medusa, Blood Wedding, Africa Atunbi!, Shades of Blue, Love Child and Come Back to [...]

Marjani Forte-Saunders’ being Here…

2018-10-19T15:56:23+00:00

Marjani Forte-Saunders' being Here... is a movement observation of mental health in the face of systemic oppression. This work re-examines mental illness and addiction and considers the broader story of survival, resilience, and healing, asking “how does each story reflect a larger picture? And how do we tell these stories, affirming health and recovery?” What does [...]