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ONLINE — Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Meany On Screen: Feature Performance

Jun 11Jun 18

Performance Dates

  • Fri Jun 11 2021 through Fri Jun 18 2021

Venue

Meany Center Digital Stage

Watch here on our website:
June 11, 12:00 noon — June 18, 11:59 p.m. (PDT)

FREE. Streaming on demand. No pre-registration required.


Innovative choreographer Camille A. Brown’s BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play draws on the games little girls play to tell a story of black female empowerment. Brown uses African-American vernacular forms — social dancing, Double Dutch, hand-clapping games, ring shout — to evoke the self-discovery and playfulness of childhood in a work The New York Times calls “by turns, clever and tender.” Brown, a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, has created dances for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Urban Bush Women and is known for imaginative works that address issues of identity and social justice.

 

Watching Camille A. Brown dance in person for the first time is like observing a hummingbird in nature…Brown is a storyteller, with many tales to tell.
The Boston Globe

 

 

World Dance Series generously sponsored by the Families of Delaney and Justin Dechant and Ira and Courtney Gerlich.​


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