PUSH

Raissa Simpson’s PUSH Dance Company Builds Vibrant Contemporary Dances To Gain A Deeper Understanding Of The Challenges Attributed To Mixed Heritage.

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Description

Raissa Simpson offers a visually compelling provocation associated with gaps in representation for minority groups in mass media television.

RUNTIME
8 minutes to 15 minutes

PREMIERE
27-28 March 2015

Credits

CONCEPT, DESIGN & DIRECTION
Raissa Simpson

MUSIC COMPOSITION
Peter Gregson

LIGHTING DESIGN
Raissa Simpson

REHEARSAL DIRECTOR
Ashley Gayle

LIGHT TECHNICIAN
Kevin Myrick

SOUND
Raissa Simpson

Supported by

Disequilibria was workshopped during a the Institute for Dance, Theater and Performance at the University of California, Davis. The creation of the work was later supported by the Magrit Mondavi Award, Zellerbach Family Foundation and Grants for the Arts. The premiere for Disequilibria was supported through the African American Art & Culture Complex in association with the Wattis Foundation.