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Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Apr. 4 — Apr. 5, 2014

red, black &GREEN: a blues / The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Gregory Maqoma in Exit/Exist. Photo by John Hogg.^44 Okwui Okpokwasili and Nora Chipaumire in MIRIAM. Photo by Antoine Tempe.^494 Samita Sinha. Photo by Aram Jibilian.^3465 Nora Chipaumire in MIRIAM. Photo by Antoine Tempe.^494 Annie Saunders (performer) in Holoscenes tank. Image: Lars Jan^497 Carl Hancock Rux, Will Power and Mike Ladd (photo by Darial Sneed)^3469 Panaibra Canda (image: Arthur Fink)^3467

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Untitled-20.jpg Stop by the Studio Lab @ SMH for a convo with Ralph Lemon
MAPP is proud to partner with Studio Museum of Harlem for an evening of interactive dialogue and thought sharing with artists Ralph Lemon, Saidiya Hartman & Geo Wyeth. Tix on sale now

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VDT_Publicity_ExitExist2011_00771.jpg Greg Maqoma returns to the U.S. this summer
South African dancer/choreographer, Greg Maqoma and his powerful piece Exit/Exist return this summer for shows at Spoleto and ADF festivals. Catch the shows if you can!

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LJ-NYSCA-news-item0.jpg Congrats to Lars Jan for a NYSCA award!
MAPP is proud to announce that Lars Jan is a recipient of a NYSCA Individual Artist Theater Commission. Many congrats, and keep your eye out for HOLOSCENES

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Samita-news-image0.jpg Samita Sinha "opens" voices @ Sadie Nash
Through MAPP's Community Engagement & CIPHER, Samita will work with Sadie Nash in "Open Voice" workshops to teach young women asserting, expression, identity & voices.
 

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red, black & GREEN: a blues >>>

red, black & GREEN: a blues

"I left the theater wondering if I had ever seen a production that so deeply honored people's stories, interactions, hopes, obstacles, grief and potential" -...

Cipher >>>

Cipher

There is a need for roots. There is a need to uproot the petrifications of the past. There is a need to change everything. CIPHER addresses all these needs at once.”...

 

Miriam >>>

Miriam

With Miriam, the renowned choreographer and dancer Nora Chipaumire creates her first character-driven work—a deeply personal dance-theater performance that looks...

Word Becomes Flesh >>>

Word Becomes Flesh

"a searing, satisfying evening." - The Washington Post, July 2011

First performed by Marc Bamuthi Joseph in 2003, Word Becomes Flesh returns to the stage, re-invented...

 

Exit/Exist >>>

Exit/Exist

Premiere North American Tour October-November 2013 and June 2014

"Exit/Exist was thoroughly hypnotic ... [it] was something rare and indelible: an offering of...

ROCCO >>>

ROCCO

In the award-winning ROCCO, dancers become boxers and boxers become dancers, as one challenges the other with punches and strikes, fast footwork and virtuoso tactics....

 

Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique >>>

Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique

Look Back, Dance Forward:
Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique
A two-evening program with works by Faustin Linyekula (Democratic Republic of Congo)
and Panaibra Gabriel...

Sekou Sundiata's blessing the boats: the remix >>>

Sekou Sundiata's blessing the boats: the remix

"blessing the boats is a lean, spare, evocative piece that moves with the delicate precision of a surgeon's scalpel - slicing open a soul and setting its survivor's...

 

Scaffold Room >>>

Scaffold Room

Scaffold Room is a “lecture-performance-musical” that refracts ideas of the modern vs. archetypal female performer in American culture. Three performers (Okwui...