Move to Change
Music: Kevin MacLeod's Faster Does It (Royalty Free); Video Caption: Photos of 2019 Move to Change Participating Artists.
MADC is elated to announce its Second Annual Move to Change Dance Festival on Friday & Saturday, November 8-9, 2019 7:30PM at The Performance Project @ University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street (at Rivington), NY, NY 10002. The purpose of Move to Change is to use dance as a form of social justice and arts activism through the lens of people of color (POC). The goal of Move to Change is to create cultural and gender affirming spaces for artists of color (African, Latina/o/x, Asian, Arab, Native American [ALAANA]), MENA, & SWANA to educate, empower, & illuminate issues that reflects their histories and cultures through their unique and rich movement aesthetics. Jenny Oliver/Connections Dance Theater (Boston, MA), Kayla Yee (New York, NY), Bernard Brown/bbmoves (Los Angeles, CA), Leila Mire and Nadia Khayrallah (New York, NY), Janet Aisawa (New York, NY), James MahKween (Los Angeles, CA), and MADC will present their work in both evening concerts. Tickets are free for children 8 and under, $15/seniors & students with ID, & $20/general admission online and at the door. (Please note there is a $1.05 service charge to purchase tickets at the door by credit card.)
Move to Change was made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC).
UMEZ enhances the economic vitality of all communities in Upper Manhattan through job creation, corporate alliances, strategic investments, and small business assistance. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.