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#HereToDance

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Artists! Dancers! Choreographers! Everyone! Unite! La MaMa is calling on our community to express their belief in creative freedom through movement. The campaign for creative activism is #HereToDance

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A montage of these videos will be shown in La MaMa’s theatre lobbies, website and at our Dancing in the Street Block Party on May 20th.

Ignite this global call to action with your own #HereToDance video.

GET INVOLVED

  1. Choose a set of dance directives from either Annie-B Parson or Raja Feather Kelly (listed below)
  2. Make video up to 1 minute with your interpretation of these directives. Say your first name and #HereToDance.
  3. Share your video to social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) with the hashtag #HereToDance and be sure to tag @LaMaMaETC along with 5 friends who you want to MOVE! La MaMa will share your videos  across our social media accounts!

MOVEMENT SCORE

By Annie-B Parson

movement score on notebook paper

MOVEMENT DIRECTIVES

By Raja Feather Kelly

go to a public space
bring a friend or 2 or 3 (everyone wears lipstick and a wig)
silent scream
jump up and down
ring around the rosy
mannequin challenge in an intimate pose

sing:
One two three four
Can I have a little more
Five six seven eight nine ten
I love you

A B C D
Can I bring my friend to tea
E F G H I J
I love you

All together now
(echo) All together now
All together now
(echo) All together now

Black white green red
Can I take my friend to bed
Pink brown yellow orange and blue
I love you

All together now
(echo) All together now
All together now
(echo) All together now

The show is produced under the following program(s):

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival

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La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival continues to support La MaMa’s commitment to presenting diverse performance styles that challenge audience’s perception of dance by featuring performance/installations, experimental film screenings & public symposiums which address dance artists’ engagement with the current political climate, as well as honoring diasporic histories and legacy, ancestral inspirations and inter-generational dialogue.

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