• Muisi-kongo Malonga Presented as part of Performing Diaspora NOV 14-16, FRI-SAT at 8PM, SUN at 7PM NOV 7-9 SHOWS CANCELED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES Kimpa Vita! is a music, dance and theater narrative told through the dual lens of Kongolese and African American cultural arts traditions, exploring the controversial life of Kongolese prophet and martyr, Mama […]

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  • Nava Dance Theatre Presented as part of Performing Diaspora SEP 11-14, THU-SAT at 8PM, SUN at 7PM (Post-show panel SAT) The Cloud Messenger by Nadhi Thekkek and Nava Dance Theater, in collaboration with renowned composer G.S. Rajan, is a Bharatanatyam adaptation of the poem, Meghadhootha, by 5th century Indian poet, Kalidasa. In a kaleidoscope of formations, […]

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  • THE GINZBURG GEOGRAPHY Alla Boara Old Ones Remain Revolution on Borgo San Constanzo Marciar, Marciar Guerra di Popolo Winter in Abruzzo La Filera Corso Re Umberto La Situazione Memoria Piazza Quadrata These 3 Friends La Lega Texts as cited. All music by Jewlia Eisenberg except when cited. ALLA BOARA Traditional O the grasshopper sings on […]

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  • For me, creating work is often an outward presentation of a very personal journey. In reading Kalidasa’s Meghadhootha, I initially drew inspiration from many different translations, and literary commentaries. In reading the epic poem over and over again, there were certain verses that leapt out from the pages. These lines were coaxed by my own […]

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  • Nov 11-21, Thurs-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 3pm Tickets: Purchased online before 9/30 – $14 (Members $9) Purchased online after 9/30 – $19 (Members $14) Purchased at Door – $24 (Members $19) “Ampey!” is a multidisciplinary theater, music and dance piece that explores the spiritual, emotional and physical disconnect between African-Americans and Continental Africans. Choreographed […]

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  • Performing Diaspora: Adia Whitaker Ampey!

    “Ampey!” is a multidisciplinary theater, music and dance piece that explores the spiritual, emotional and physical disconnect between African-Americans and Continental Africans. Choreographed and written by performance artist Adia Tamar Whitaker, “Ampey!” breaks open the paradigms that each culture grasps onto in regards to identity and social construct.

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