Seeking 2-3 dancers with strong technical training in Dances of the African Diaspora including but not limited to: Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, Dunham, Haitian, Hip Hop, House, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, West African, and Second Line.
Dancers must have strong technical training (all dance forms have technique NOT just ballet), be able to improvise, generate movement, have, strong work ethic and contribute to a positive creative environment.
Fall and Winter rehearsals may be structured as 2.5-hour rehearsal sessions two days a week OR intensive style sessions, depending on the needs of the dancers and fall performances.
Rehearsals in Spring 2023 leading up to June Production will have intense weekly rehearsals.
Spring Production: The Sounds of Afrolitical Movement
Co-Created by Ramona Lisa Alexander,
Oluyinka Akinjiola, Darrell Grant, and Charles Grant
Directed by Ramona Lisa Alexander
First Preview: May 24th, 2023
Opening: May 27th, 2023
Closing: June 18th, 2023
4 performances per week
Rehearsal and performance payment $20-25 hourly
Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater seeks to diversify the contemporary dance landscape with untold stories and under-told perspectives of communities of color.
Grounded in values from the African Diaspora we use our art at activism. Rejoice! celebrates and cultivates community through artistic engagement, performances, and dialogue, weaving stories of hardship and triumph.
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