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A Silent Pause

Fri,Jun 23, 2023 @ 6:30 pm 9:30 pm

A Silent Pause is an immersive movement piece, a choreopoem, sister to Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf, an inspiration to writer Nyesha L. McCormick. The audience will be taken on a journey through Nyesha’s mind: the performance takes form as an open diary written in prose and poetry exploring themes of love, sex, identity, and the intricacies of human emotion.

This production of A Silent Pause is a collaborative effort with movement choreography by Kendall Butler (she/her), music composition by Austin D’Adamo (he/him) and Fara Faidzan (she/they); bass played by Remenise Eugene (they/them), direction by Kendall Butler, Mar’Shon Dalton (he/him), and Nyesha L. McCormick.

Ensemble: Bethany Cox (she/her), Hernán Coronel (he/they), Nyx Joseph (he/they), Nyesha L. McCormick (they/she), Ta’Lor D’Yonna Mosley (they/them), and Ima Otto-During (she/her).

Date: Friday, June 23

Time: Doors at 6:30pm. Performance at 7pm.

This event is free with RSVP.