Friday, January 17, 2020
Carrying the legacies of Black dance pioneers forward, these companies continue to forge ahead meeting high artistic standards through an array of dance forms and techniques while providing audiences with exceptional dance performances. A celebration of various styles, national dance companies will perform choreography that can be shared with audiences of all ages.
Featuring performances by:
Ballethnic Dance Company (Atlanta, GA) - https://ballethnic.org/
B.MOORE DANCE (Dallas, TX) - http://www.bmooredance.org/
Collage Dance Collective (Memphis, TN) - http://collagedance.org/about-us/
Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Encore! (Dallas, TX) - https://dbdt.com/
Dance Iquail (Philadelphia, PA) - http://danceiquail.org/
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (Chicago, IL) - https://deeplyrooteddancetheater.org/
Dissonance Dance Theatre (Washington, DC) - https://ngcfddt.org/
Eleone Dance Theatre (Philadelphia, PA) - http://www.eleonedance.org/
Elisa Monte Dance (New York, NY) - http://www.elisamontedance.org/
Threads Dance Project (Golden Valley, MN) - https://www.threadsdance.org/
The International Association of Blacks in Dance in partnership with Philadanco! stages four dynamic dance presentations at the heart of THEN NOW NEXT. Dance artists and companies as well as ensembles affiliated with colleges, conservatories, high schools, professional companies, studios and universities share the Merriam stage over four days delivering the best that Black dance offers. Please check out the offerings for all four days.
For more information please visit, https://www.iabdassociation.org/mpage/performances