Feb
4
8:00 PM20:00

mourn and never tire

"mourn and never tire" is a movement installation created in response to the U.S. police killings against black bodies. It is a study on labor, lamentation, and protest. 

How can we keep our bodies in motion during this current age of state sanctioned violence against black people? 

 

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Feb
3
8:00 PM20:00

mourn and never tire

"mourn and never tire" is a movement installation created in response to the U.S. police killings against black bodies. It is a study on labor, lamentation, and protest. 

How can we keep our bodies in motion during this current age of state sanctioned violence against black people? 

 

Tickets: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6Y2627WWQ9R74

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Dec
11
2:00 PM14:00

Open Company Class

The open class will be taught by artistic director, Jennifer Harge, and will draw from release-based techniques, classic modern dance aesthetics, and African American vernacular forms. The movement will constantly be shifting and rebounding between these ideas to emphasize physical and creative possibilities. Classes are geared towards intermediate - advanced level dancers with experience in modern technique. 

 

Class Cost: $15 ($10 with valid college ID)

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Nov
20
2:00 PM14:00

Open Company Class

The open class will be taught by artistic director, Jennifer Harge, and will draw from release-based techniques, classic modern dance aesthetics, and African American vernacular forms. The movement will constantly be shifting and rebounding between these ideas to emphasize physical and creative possibilities. Classes are geared towards intermediate - advanced level dancers with experience in modern technique. 

 

Class Cost: $15 ($10 with valid college ID)

 

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Sep
12
2:10 PM14:10

Art as Ritual

Jennifer Harge will present the movement workshop "mourn and never tire" as part of the Art as Ritual: On Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and Practice at the Detroit Institute of Arts. 

 

Info about the workshop:

This workshop explores protest performance as it relates to the number of unarmed black Americans killed by police. Through discussions and movement explorations, we will unpack ways in which the body can be used to heighten our current culture of resistance.

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Sep
9
to Sep 11

Black Arts Movement Conference

Jennifer Harge and Rodney Brown will present LOSS COLLABORATIONS: DANCED NARRATIVES OF BLACK (OR AFRICAN AMERICAN) LIVES at The Black Arts Movement - Southern Style Conference at Dillard University. 

 

Info about the work:

LOSS COLLABORATIONS: DANCED NARRATIVES OF BLACK (OR AFRICAN AMERICAN) LIVES is a demonstration of organized dance material and spoken words examining the black body's proximity to gun violence by police officers. We situate this project of repertory as a constituent to other Black Arts Movement leaders such as Alvin Ailey and Donald McKayle, whose dances ask critical questions and raise awarenesses that help to shape art aesthetics in American Modern Dance.

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Jun
19
10:30 AM10:30

Allied Media Conference

Artistic Director Jennifer Harge will lead "black body gone," a movement workshop connected to Training Field for Protection. 

 

description:

This movement based workshop will investigate the possibilities of protest performance. The session aims to create a demonstration that memorializes the black bodies killed at the hands of police, while promoting an urgency of protesting rhetorics in contemporary performance. We will explore gestures, chants, short biographies and body positions associated with the victims to see how the performing body (both physically and verbally) can be used to heighten our current culture of resistance. We will "present" our research at the session's end. 

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Nov
20
8:00 PM20:00

Oakland Dance Festival

The Oakland Dance Festival (ODF) offers college recruitment auditions, master classes, workshops, and performance opportunities for dancers of high school age.  The festival is open to individuals and groups affiliated with private studio and high school dance programs.  This unique experience will allow multiple colleges to observe potential recipients for awards and scholarships.  College representatives and professional dancers will teach master classes and judge high school performances throughout the day.

Harge Dance Stories will be performing the first section of "Her" in the Opening Gala Concert.

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