DIANNE McINTYRE Group: In the Same Tongue World Premiere

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Photo © Paula Lobo.

"In modern dance, the names of its persevering practitioners are like cherished objects. Dianne McIntyre is one such . . . one of dance's most important African-American artists."—Time Out NY.

A pioneering Black dance innovator noted for decades of collaborations with leading forces in avant-garde jazz, Dianne McIntyre returns to the Walker with the world premiere of a major new work featuring an evening-length score by celebrated composer Diedre Murray and poems by Obie-winning playwright Ntozake Shange.

Photo © Paula Lobo.

Support for the commission and the development of In the Same Tongue was provided by Walker Art Center, Northrop, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Dance Place/Alan M. Kriegsman Creative Residency, Duke University, Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, Princeton University, Apollo Theater, and ArtsEmerson. World premiere.

Photo © Paula Lobo.

 This elegant and captivating work employs a live jazz quartet and a vigorous company of dancers to explore the deep rivers of communication in Black American history and culture.


Event Information
Performance Location: Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Performance Begins: 8:00 pm
Accessibility: Accessibility services are available upon request.
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