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Happy Black History Month!

Javon Jones and Tamisha Guy in “Studies on a Farewell.” - from the NYTimes

2021 is already moving quickly; February has arrived! As many already know, February is Black History Month, and Dogtown wants to honor and celebrate the invaluable contributions that Black artists have made to the field of dance. Below I have compiled a list of performances, companies, and resources that highlight the expansive and historical impacts Black artists have had on modern dance and performance.

Articles, Performances, Media:

Black Owned Dance Companies and Choreographers:

Book List:

Local Community and Advocacy Resources:

This list is by no means comprehensive and is informed by my own background as a specifically modern-contemporary dancer; please leave comments with your suggestions and resources as well! Happy Black History Month to all :).

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