Embedded in this rich work, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “We Shall Overcome” becomes the embodiment of faith and protest. Choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans will speak about his timely work Bodies as Site of Faith and Protest, which explores the idea of bodies uniting in protest through faith.
The Dallas Black Dance Theater-DBDT dancers will share their perspective about the process and journey to performing this work. You will be able to engage in conversation by sharing your comments and asking questions. You don’t want to miss this experience!
ABOUT DALLAS BLACK DANCE THEATRE: Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) is an internationally recognized professional dance company that engages the cross-cultural community through contemporary modern dance presented from the African-American experience. The National Endowment for the Arts designated the 44-year-old company as an American Masterpiece Touring Artist in 2008. The company also received the Texas Medal of Arts Award for Arts Education in 2017. As Dallas’ oldest and largest professional dance company, DBDT ranks as the 10th largest minority arts organization in America and the fourth largest black dance company in the nation.