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A Conversation with Choreographers Annie-B Parson, Tendayi Kuumba, and Donna Uchizono
Pictured L to R: Annie-B Parson (photo Shira Friedman), Tendayi Kuumba (photo AngieLMV Photography), and Donna Uchizono (photo Peggy Jarrell Kaplan)
Executive/Artistic Director Christy Bolingbroke, of the National Center for Choreography – Akron, will moderate a conversation between New York-based choreographic collaborators Annie-B Parson, Tendayi Kuumba, and Donna Uchizono.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Annie-B Parson co-founded OBIE and Bessie Award-winning Big Dance Theater in 1991. Her work with Big Dance has been commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Sadler’s Wells/London, The Old Vic/ London, The National Theater of Paris/Chaillot, the Kitchen, The Museum of Contemporary Art/Chicago, The Walker Art Museum, and many other theaters.
Tendayi Kuumba was the Chita Rivera Outstanding Female Dancer on Broadway 2022 as Lady in Brown in the Tony Nominated Broadway Revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. International dancer, choreographer, singer, & songwriter, & Spelman College grad. Recently, Tendayi performed as a background vocalist/dancer and original cast member of Special Tony Award Winning David Byrne’s America Utopia on Broadway as well as its World Tour and HBO Film adaptation directed by Spike Lee.
Donna Uchizono is a dance artist based in New York City and Artistic Director of Donna Uchizono Company,View more
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