A short ( 10 minute) play by Alex Christmas. Characters: Amanda: 20 year old white female college student who is trying to bond with her new step brother, Isaiah. Isaiah: 23 year old black male, college graduate in liberal arts, lives and works in hometown. Tries to bond with new step sister Amanda, even though … Continue reading Dramaturgy Project 1
My favorite move to do in dance is a time step. I love how fun and clear it sounds. I then began to wonder about other black women tappers who came before me. I was to to look into Dianne Walker. Dianne Walker aka "Lady Di" is an amazing tap dancer. In a YouTube clip … Continue reading To tap is to talk
This semester has been a whirlwind! I have learned so much in all of my classes and i truly feel like I am growing. One skill that I am especially glad I gained is video editing. I did not post the videos I created because I did not have the consent of those being filmed, … Continue reading It’s good for you!
I Need Freedom from the Public When analyzing movement, one must draw attention to the individual, the group, and the overall society. This paper is an evaluation into the power and limitations that come with opting into or out of a group. The power of the group places particular constraints on individual movement both historically … Continue reading Mock Exam 2 Analyzing Movement
With the end of the semester approaching, I am stressed all the way out. Imposter syndrome is at an all time high for me right now. One of the things that is actually not currently helping is the endless positive affirmation I have been receiving. While I know that everyone who says it means it … Continue reading “You’re going to be fine”
This semester we revisited photoshop. I made this collage of Black dance influences that I have encountered so far this semester. I am doing research on Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Bebe Miller, and Blondell Cummings. I have also been able to see Renegade performance group, Ailey II, and Dance Theater of Harlem. This semester has … Continue reading Photoshop Project
One of my favorite holiday traditions is watching the Nutcracker ballet. I performed in it a lot when I was younger and I love the music. I just found the Balanchine version with the New York City Ballet on Netflix and have not focused at all. The grace and talent exhibited by the dancers is … Continue reading CanI get a non-racist nutcracker?