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


Time: May 22, 2022 2:00pm
Location: 407 McHenry Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Event Type: Performance, Tour
Organized By: UC Santa Cruz


Join us for our debut dance performance at Surge: Explorations in Afrofuturism, a multidimensional and transcultural month-long festival on Afrofuturism spearheaded by composer/performer Karlton Hester, choreographer Gerald Casel, and artist Aaron Samuel Mulenga.

Surge Afrofuturism: Dance Performance & Film Screening w/ Raissa Simpson & Maurya Kerr/ tinypistol
May 22, 2022, 2 p.m
Location: Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108
407 McHenry Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

UC Santa Cruz Surge

Afrofuturism is a global artistic and social movement, intent on imagining a world where African-descended peoples and cultures can live and flourish.  For Surge, an extended program of music and dance performances, film screenings, and discussions will bring together artists and thinkers to creatively engage Afrofuturist strategies for liberation and the restructuring of society free of racism.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Arts Lot #126.
Purchase a permit or use ParkMobile.