6.26.2020 - 7.3.2020
Colorado BalletColorado Ballet had an amazing experience collaborating with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance in March 2018 for Tour de Force, for which Cleo Parker Robinson created a powerful and moving work about the Civil Rights Movement, The MOVE/ment, that brought dancers from each company together through their shared love and passion for dance.
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe documentary film “A Hymn for Alvin Ailey” goes behind the scenes of Judith Jamison’s ‘HYMN’ and gives you a look at Alvin Ailey’s life from the perspective of those who knew him best. HYMN is a stirring work that features text performed on stage by Anna Deavere Smith from interviews she did with the entire Company, along with Mr. Ailey’s own words. Available through 7pm EDT on July 2.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance InteractiveJacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive has compiled video clips into a new Black Voices playlist. Additionally, the history of black artists at Jacob’s Pillow can be sampled in the extended video excerpts and documentation contained within John Perpener’s Dance of the African Diaspora essays as well as in an entirely different playlist that ranges from 1942 through 2017.
Spectrum Dance presents Donald Byrd’s (Im)PULSE.
Donald Byrd: “To me, it is significant that one of the people at the center of Stonewall was a Black trans-woman. I am reminded that Black civil rights and the LGBTQ+ movement have always exhibited a certain level of intersectionality.”