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REPERTORY

 

All dances choreographed by Founding Artistic Director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar unless otherwise noted.

 

1984
   
River Songs
 
 
Xpujla
 
 
LifeDance…the fool’s journey
 
 
 
1985
 
Working for Free
 
 
Points…4 Moments of the Sun
 
 
Marinesa
 
 
 
1986
 
Anarchy, Wild Women and Dinah
 
 
Girlfriends (excerpt of Anarchy…)
 
 
LifeDance I – The Magician…the return of She (excerpt of Anarchy…)
 
 
 
1987
 
Bitter Tongue
 
 
Song of Lawino
 
 
 
1988
 
Heat
 
 
Shelter (an adaptation of Heat)
 
 
Lipstick (an adaptation of Heat)
 
 
LifeDance II – the Papess…mirror in the waters (excerpt from Heat)
 
 
 
1989
 
I Don’t Know, But I Been Told, If You Keep on
 
 
Dancin’ You Never Grow Old
 
 
 
1990
 
Praise House
 
 
 
1993
 
The Life Dances
 
 
 
1994
 
Nyabinghi Dream Time
 
 
 
1994
 
Vocal Attack
 
 
 
1995
 
Batty Moves
 
 
 
1995
 
Bones and Ash: A Gilda Story
 
 
 
1996
 
Transitions
 
 
 
1997
 
Self Portrait
 
 
 
1998
 
Hands Singing Song
 
 
 
2000
 
Soul Deep
 
 
 
2001
 
HairStories
 
 
 
2002
 
Shadow’s Child
 
 
 
2004
 
Walking with Pearl…Africa Diaries
 
 
Project Next Generation commissioning award: Sacred Vessel by Bridget L. Moore
 
 
 
2005
 
Walking with Pearl…Southern Diaries
 
 
 
2006
 
Project Next Generation commissioning award: Here We Go…Again?! by Camille A. Brown
 
 
 
2007
 
American Masterpieces restaging commission of Chicken Soup by Blondell Cummings (1988)
 
 
Flashback/Flash Forward ...Cool Baby, Cool
 
 
 
2008
 
Les écailles de la mémoire (The scales of memory), co-choreographed by Germaine Acogny and
 
 
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar in collaboration with the dancers of Compagnie Jant-Bi and Urban Bush Women
 
 
 
2009
 
Naked City
 
 
 
2010
 
Zollar: Uncensored
 
 
Body Talk
 
 
 
2014   Hep Hep Sweet Sweet
    Walking With 'Trane, Chapter 2
    dark swan
    Chalabati
     
2015   Walking With ‘Trane Side A & B
     
2016   SCAT!
     
2017   Hair & Other Stories

 

 

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