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Roots of My Legacy: A Community Conversation on Dance, Immigration and Equity
June 15 @ 7:00 pm| Free
Join Purelements: An Evolution in Dance for a conversation at the intersectionality of dance, immigration, equity and local community building. The community conversation on the impact of immigration on dance and cultural practices and the cultural and racial legacy of East New York and other underrepresented areas will be moderated by Dance/NYC’s Programs Manager, Alejandra Duque Cifuentes, will include:
– iele paloumpis, Dance artist, Educator, Intuitive Healer
– Elana Anderson, Phd, Dance Instructor, Dimensions-inc.com
– Kwikstep, breaker, Full Circle Productions
– Rokafella, breaker, Full Circle Productions
– How do immigrants and first-generation Americans work to assimilate, preserve, or transcribe dance and cultural practices for future generations?
– How does equity play a role in the creation of spaces that help to preserve and support the sharing and development of dance as a cultural practice?
To RSVP, visit https://rootsofmylegacyconversation.eventbrite.com
**Thanks to our event partners, Dance/NYC!
***Special thanks to the NYC Dept. of Culture for funding this program made possible through through the 2017 Cultural Immigrant Grant.
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts is an accessible venue. Balcony seating and wheelchair seating is available in select rows. If you require reasonable accommodation, please contact Hannah Joo at least three days prior to the event via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.966.4452 (voice only).
*Events are FREE and Open to the Public*