Institute for Dunham Technique Certification

2018-10-19T16:38:33+00:00

The Institute for Dunham Technique Certification is a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating the legacy of dancer/choreographer/anthropologist Katherine Dunham (1909-2006). The Institute maintains a professional standard for the teaching of Dunham Technique, thereby ensuring the instructors have a thorough technical and philosophical understanding of the technique. The Institute creates a worldwide network of professional Dunham instructors who actively maintain [...]

Angela’s Pulse

2018-10-19T17:01:05+00:00

Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories. They provide a home for interdisciplinary collaborations that thrive on both politics and play, and we are committed to developing timely performance works that provoke, inform and inspire. Co-founded by Paloma and Patricia McGregor, Angela’s Pulse was [...]

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective

2017-06-19T18:18:01+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 [...]