Urban Bush Women Generative Dancer Choreographic & Performance Lab

Urban Bush Women Generative Dancer Choreographic & Performance Lab

Dream / Research / Move / Create / Build / Delve Deeper / Repeat: UBW Generative Dancer Choreographic & Performance Lab - July 5th - 7th - Register today!

This 3-day workshop will be taught by New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) 2017 Lifetime Achievement in Dance Award recipient and UBW Founder/Visioning Partner, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.

We welcome participants at any level of their practice to journey through UBW’s creative choreographic lab. We will work from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in Brooklyn, NY.

UBW Choreographic Center Fellows Paloma McGregor and Marjani Fortè-Saunders

Founder of Dancing While Black and Co-Founder of Angela's Pulse, Paloma McGregor offers insight into her iterative performance project "Building a Better Fishtrap."

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Click HERE to read the interview.

 

Co-Founder of LOVE|FORTÉ A COLLECTIVE and Co-Director of Alkebulon Cultural Center, Marjani Fortè-Saunders offers insight into the intentions and influences behind the performance installation "Memoirs of a ... Unicorn: The Act of Becoming" and how the project is evolving.


Click HERE to read the interview.

 

These articles were developed for UBW's five-part series of articles offering insight into this remarkable cohort of choreographers shaping the world of dance today.

Click HERE to read more about the UBW Choreographic Fellows.

 

 

SEE HAIR & OTHER STORIES ON TOUR

SEE HAIR & OTHER STORIES ON TOUR

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The new year brings an exciting tour of UBW's Hair & Other Stories.  We launched at University Musical Society in Ann Arbor, MI and will hit a dozen cities through Spring. Tour stops included the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans in collaboration with Junebug Productions, NC State Live, and White Bird.

The rest of the tour took us from Wilmington, North Carolina to West Palm Beach, Florida to Meridian, Mississippi and more. Check out our full Tour Schedule!


Check out our teaser trailer for Hair & Other Stories