Four dancers rehearse for the New Traditions Festival 2016: Dance Your Caribbean!

Dance Caribbean Collective strengthens “New Traditions” with second annual Festival

On a Sunday afternoon, 15 dancers and choreographers gather in a Brooklyn dance studio to share their works in progress under the careful eye of Candace Thompson, the founding Executive Director of Dance Caribbean Collective. Together, they are preparing for DCC’s second annual New Traditions Festival, a performance series that celebrates Caribbean diasporic dance traditions…

Beatrice Capote (L) and Fana Fraser get covered in chalk from Elizabeth C. Nelson's set designs. Photo by Christopher Duggan.

Unleashing the Rhythms of Childhood – A world premiere from Camille A. Brown & Dancers at the Joyce Theater

Performed Sunday, September 27, 2015 Camille A. Brown & Dancers The Joyce Theater New York, NY There’s no question about it – Camille A. Brown is one of the most formidable dancers you can find in New York today. A fiery intensity resides underneath her compact muscularity, making her movements fast, clear, and direct. But within this…

Seated on the floor amongst stacks of famous books, Kosoko holds each title up and proclaims, “I’m reading! I’m reading!” Photo by Scott Shaw.

The Space Between – Jaamil Olawale Kosoko’s “#negrophobia” at Gibney Dance Center

Performed Friday, September 25, 2015 Jaamil Olawale Kosolo | anonymous bodies The Performance Lab at Gibney Dance Center New York, NY Jaamil Olawale Kosoko’s #negrophobia has many forms. It is an art installation, a practiced, choreographed performance, and a poetry reading. It is a personal story and a history lesson, told through the lens of…