I HAD A WONDERFUL TIME WORKING PUSHDANCE. I WAS THERE AS GUEST ARTIST AND I STRONGLY FELT THE PROJECT WAS BEAUTIFUL AND STRONG WAY TO EXPRESS THAT WE PEOPLE DONT ALWAY WANT TO BE LABEL BY OUR RACE SOME PEOPLE DONT WANT TO CHECK THE BOOK OF BEING AFRICAN AMERICAN OR SOME PEOPLE ARE NOT JUST ONE THING BUT MORE THAN ONE BUT SOME PEOPLE JUST WANT TO BE LABEL OR KNOWN AS HUMAN!
CHECK IT OUT! DANCE IS CALLED :Solitude
Choreography by Raissa Simpson
Guest composer JooWan Kim
Music entitled: S for Solitude, Sorrow, and Sophia (2008)
danced by Raissa Simpson and Antoine Hunter
Excerpts from Mixed Messages, a mixed race identity piece conceived and directed by Raissa Simpson in association with community partner 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic, San Francisco Arts Commission, Zellerbach Family Foundation in combination with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation & individual support.
"Reflective Contemporary Choreography."
Dance Spirit Magazine
© Push Dance Company 2009