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New England Youth Theater

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Brattleboro, VT United States

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June 2017
Virago Man Dem dancers Niall Jones, Jonathan Gonzalez and Duane Cyrus photo by Chris Cameron
$12 - $15

Vermont Performance Lab Presents: A Preview of “Virago-Man Dem”: a dance theater work on the complexities of black masculinity

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Vermont Performance Lab presents the preview of Virago-Man Dem at the New England Youth Theatre – a timely dance-theater work created by choreographer Cynthia Oliver in collaboration with the all-male cast of performers that unearths the complexities of the blackness and masculinity.

Known for incorporating textures of Caribbean performance with African and American aesthetic sensibilities, in Virago-Man Dem Oliver turns her gaze toward a nuanced exploration of the masculine. Reflecting on the impetus for this new dance-theater work, Oliver writes: “It is my moral obligation to offer something else to the world that I know to be true about black men and this choreography is my medium to do so.”

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Virago Man Dem dancers Niall Jones, Jonathan Gonzalez and Duane Cyrus photo by Chris Cameron
$12 - $15

Vermont Performance Lab Presents: A Preview of “Virago-Man Dem”: a dance theater work on the complexities of black masculinity

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 3, 2017

Vermont Performance Lab presents the preview of Virago-Man Dem at the New England Youth Theatre – a timely dance-theater work created by choreographer Cynthia Oliver in collaboration with the all-male cast of performers that unearths the complexities of the blackness and masculinity.

Known for incorporating textures of Caribbean performance with African and American aesthetic sensibilities, in Virago-Man Dem Oliver turns her gaze toward a nuanced exploration of the masculine. Reflecting on the impetus for this new dance-theater work, Oliver writes: “It is my moral obligation to offer something else to the world that I know to be true about black men and this choreography is my medium to do so.”

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