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Deeply Rooted Dance Theater: Reaafirmed/Reimagined

December 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

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REAFFIRMED/REIMAGINED features revivals of two classic DRDT works: DRDT Co-Founder and Creative Director of Deeply Rooted Productions Kevin Iega Jeff’s DEDICATION (1982), a story of an ancestral elder that passes the legacy of life onto children of the new world, and ESSENCE – A PORTRAIT OF FOUR WOMEN (1972), that tells the story of four women of color and how their lives intersect on an emotional journey of self-actualization and sisterhood, by Martial Roumain.

Also on the program are three works from the company repertoire. DRDT Co-Founder and Associate Artistic Director Gary Abbott’s PARALLEL LIVES (2017) is a contemporary narrative inspired by poor, working women who have shared life-changing events, both beautiful and tragic, with original music by Evangelos Spanos based on Vivaldi’s “La Folia.” Nicole Clarke-Springer’s FORCES (2018) explores spiritual influences on daily consciousness, with music by Marcelo Zarvos. WHEN MEN (2016), by company and Artistic Team member Joshua L. Ishmon, considers the idea of abandoning stigmas to strengthen from within, with music by Ananda Giri and Paolo Nutini and text by Charlie Chaplin.


Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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December 11, 2019
12:00 pm

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60 minutes