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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THE MOTLEY EXPERIMENT

THE MOTLEY EXPERIMENT is an immersive evening-length dance and technology project inspired by Jazz Modernist and Harlem Renaissance figure Archibald Motley Jr.

PREMIERE: FEB 2021

Bayview Opera House is co-presenter and the original incubation site for the performance residency of THE MOTLEY EXPERIMENT. This partnership expands upon previous mult-year projects like CODELINING.

VISION

THE MOTLEY EXPERIMENT is directed by interdisciplinary choreographer and media designer  Raissa Simpson. The original music is composed by Idris Ackamoor.

Photo by Deeksha Prakash

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SPOTLIGHT ON IDRIS ACKAMOOR
HAPPENINGS

13 & 15 feb. 2020 work-in-progress at asian art museum

04 march 2020 work-in-progress at bayview opera house

7-8 march 2020 work-in-progress at black choreographers festival

WRITINGS

COMING SOON…