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Works & Process Underground Uptown Dance Festival at the Guggenheim

Ladies of Hip-Hop

The Black Dancing Bodies: SpeakMyMind (premiere)

Part of an ongoing performance and documentary effort focused on Black women in street and club dance culture, this session of The Black Dancing Bodies Project continues to explore the power of the “choreopoem,” a word coined in 1975 by playwright and poet Ntozake Shange (for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf). In SpeakMyMind each member of the collective responds to the question, “If I could speak my mind, what would I say?” In this world premiere, experience new writings, music, and movement spanning dance styles from African to waacking, vogue, hip-hop, and house, all curated under the direction of Michele Byrd-McPhee.

SpeakMyMind was commissioned by Works & Process, developed in Works & Process LaunchPAD residencies at Bethany Arts Community (2022, 2023, and 2024) and Catskill Mountain Foundation (2022), and Office Hours Residency at The Kennedy Center (2023). Iterative performances have taken place at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Jacob’s Pillow, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the National Gallery of Art, SummerStage, Dancers Responding to AIDS Hudson Valley Dance Festival, and New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

SpeakMyMind is a 2023 New England Foundation for the Arts's National Dance Project grantee, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Foundation and Mellon Foundation.

Ladies of Hip-Hop: Black Dancing Bodies, world premiere co-commissioned by Works & Process and Bethany Arts Community, March 27, 2022. Photo: Works & Process/Titus Ogilvie-Laing

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Sun, February 25, 2024
7:00 PM
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Washington National Opera: Turandot

Music by Giacomo Puccini and Christopher Tin, Libretto by Giuseppe Adami, Renato Simoni, and Susan Soon He Stanton

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Thu, February 29, 2024
7:30 PM
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White Bird - Music From The Sole's I Didn't Come to Stay

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Fri, March 1, 2024
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White Bird - Music From The Sole's I Didn't Come to Stay

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White Bird - Music From The Sole's I Didn't Come to Stay

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Sat, March 2, 2024
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White Bird - Music From The Sole's I Didn't Come to Stay

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Mon, March 4, 2024
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Paper Mill Playhouse: Gun & Powder by Angelica Chéri and Ross Baum,
Direction by Stevie Walker-Webb, Music Direction by Austin Cook, and Choreography by Tiffany Rea-Fisher

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Thu, March 14, 2024
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Works & Process at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Lar Lubovitch at 80

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Mon, March 18, 2024
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Rotunda Dance Party: Kwikstep and Rokafella’s Behind the Groove

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Mon, April 1, 2024
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The Metropolitan Opera: El Niño by John Adams

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Mon, April 8, 2024
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History of The Beatbox House

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Sun, April 14, 2024
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New Jersey Ballet, A New Era with Maria Kowroski, featuring Harrison Ball and Lauren Lovette

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Mon, April 15, 2024
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Experiments in Opera: The Lives and Dreams of Nikola Tesla as summoned by the Honorable Spirits of the Grand Gotham Hotel by Phil Kline and Jim Jarmusch, featuring Anthony Roth Costanzo (in-process)

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Sun, April 28, 2024
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Ryan Ponder McNamara’s Kinetic Grace

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Mon, April 29, 2024
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Ryan Ponder McNamara’s Kinetic Grace

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Tue, April 30, 2024
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Ryan Ponder McNamara’s Kinetic Grace

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Sun, May 12, 2024
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Caleb Teicher’s This Is The Part When You Go Woo, with Michael Benjamin Washington and Ameya Marie Okamoto

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Mon, May 13, 2024
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Caleb Teicher’s This Is The Part When You Go Woo, with Michael Benjamin Washington and Ameya Marie Okamoto

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Mon, May 20, 2024
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Rotunda Dance Party: LayeRhythm

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