This Sunday José Mateo Ballet Theatre hosts TALKABOUTDANCE, a free event, open to the public, focusing on racism in American concert dance training and performance. The panelists will draw from their personal and professional experiences and share with us ways we can more equitably provide safe, inclusive environments for the dance students and artists whose lives we help shape.
Bithiah Carter, Moderator, Founder and President, New England Blacks in Philanthropy
Musau Dibinga, Managing Director, OrigiNation, Inc.
Janelle Gilchrist, Performing Artist, José Mateo Ballet Theatre
Marianne Harkless, Assistant Director, Benkadi Drum & Dance
Licia McLean, Co-Founder, 4Star Dance Studio
Tyra Sidberry, Former Director, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative, Third Sector New England
Racism in American Concert Dance
Sunday, March 8, 2:00 – 4:30pm
400 Harvard St., Cambridge
A panel discussion on issues of race in dance, followed by World Café-style conversation. Refreshments served. Learn more and RSVP here!