Diversifying the contemporary dance landscape since 2014

The Sounds of Afrolitical Movement

Theater poster for the Sounds of Afrolitical Movement.

Created by Ramona Lisa Alexander, Oluyinka Akinjiola, Darrell Grant, and Charles Grant.

A newly devised multimedia performance, inspired by Black creativity, joy, and political power.
Join us for an exciting, newly devised, multimedia performance, inspired by Afrofuturism’s call to lift up Black creativity, joy, and political power across time and space. Weaving music, dance, and documentary footage together, The Sounds of Afrolitical Movement explores the past, present and future of BIPOC-led protest movements.
Presented by Portland Playhouse.

Premiered May 2023

Art as Activism

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.