Current PHP version: 7.0.33 Walls Down! Spring 2020 Season - Gibney
Week of April 2, 2020
Making space for

Walls Down!
Spring 2020 Season

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WALLS DOWN!

I REFUSE THE PRISON OF “I” AND CHOOSE THE OPEN SPACES OF “WE.” – TONI MORRISON, MORAL INHABITANTS

Senior Curatorial Director, Eva Yaa Asantewaa‘s theme, Walls Down!, continues this Spring with performances and engagement events that will ask you to “consider what walls have you built that keep you from seeing too far beyond the familiar and easy.”

Check out the artists and programs we will share this season below.

Soles of Duende

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

WORK UP—Residency, professional development, and performance program featuring shared-bill performances by Gabriella Carmichael, Wendell Gray II, Kalliope+Symara, Clement Mensah & Michel Kouakou: CO.to.GHA dance project, Glenn Potter-Takata a.k.a. GORN, Emma Rose Brown, Ramona Sekulovic, Audre Wirtanen, and Christine C. Wyatt. Learn more →

SPOTLIGHT—Evening-length commissions highlighting the work of early-career artists, featuring: Kayla Farrish/Decent Structures Arts, Tendayi Kuumba with Greg Purnell, and Soles of Duende.

SOLO FOR SOLO—Solos made by early career choreographers expressly for veteran performers by Marion Spencer with Darrin Wright, Zui Gomez with Paloma McGregor, and Wendell Gray II with Paul Hamilton. Learn more →

LIVING GALLERY—Free monthly performances in the Gibney Gallery by Linda LaBeija, Jaclynn Villamil, Katy Pyle/Ballez, Robin Sokoloff, Nia Witherspoon, and Don Waisanen. Learn more →

SORRY I MISSED YOUR SHOW—Free screening and discussion series featuring Tess Dworman, Narcissister with Gabri Christa, and La’June McMillian. Learn more →

ENGAGEMENT EVENTS—Including an offering from Du’Bois A’Keen and Kingsley Ibeneche; a Black Womxn Summit; and Long Tables on topics including Latina/x in Dance & Performance, Does Dance Matter to America?, and Dance Photography.

Tickets are on sale now.

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Photos: Top photo of Paloma McGregor by Whitney Browne; Middle Photo of Soles of Duende by Corey Rives; Bottom photo of Marion Spencer by Joanne Jones.