Long Table: People of Color in Contemporary Circus - Gibney
Week of September 19, 2019
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Long Table: People of Color in Contemporary Circus

Black woman intertwined in aerial silks

What challenges, joys, and idiosyncrasies do People of Color working in contemporary circus face, and what magic are they making? How does this cutting edge performance practice inform the broader culture and dance community, and how are people of color within the form contributing to its growing popularity within the United States?

Guest Host: Monique Martin
Core Participants: Kiebpoli “BlackAcrobat” Calnek, Denae Hannah,  Paris The Hip Hop Juggler, Susan Voyticky

Photo of Kiebpoli Calnek by Jonathan Hökklo.


Curated by Senior Curatorial Director, Eva Yaa Asantewaa, this series of free conversations highlights important issues in the dance community.

Long Table conversations adopt performance artist Lois Weaver’s non-hierarchical Long Table format, encouraging informal conversation around topics of concern to the community.  Learn more here about Long Tables and how they work.


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