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Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater A Black History Month Celebration

Saturday, February 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$8

Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater A Black History Month Celebration

$8 Suggested Donation
Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater seeks to diversify the contemporary dance landscape with untold stories and under-told perspectives from communities of color. Grounded in values from the African Diaspora and using our art as activism. Rejoice! celebrates and cultivates community through artistic engagement, performances, and dialogue, weaving our stories of hardship and triumph.
Introducing our newest creation and upcoming production – Been Ready. For us in the Black community, we’ve always been told “stay ready so you don’t have to get ready.” Ready as in ready for the discrimination, ready for the prejudice, ready for the racism. Well… we are ready, we’ve been ready and now its time to galvanize. Been Ready brings together our five personal experiences navigating conflicts that are inherently imbued with layers of race, gender and bias. With an inward focus we find what makes us ready.
Collaborators
Composer and sound designer – Cody “CoFlo” Ferreira
Set designer and technical director – Maggie Heath

Venue

Alberta Abbey
126 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States

Organizer

Rejoice! Diaspora Theater