Mar 1, 2021
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Poetry Electric: Just Riffing, Poetry on Tap

Curated by William Electric Black

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“Just Riffing: Poetry on Tap” is an ongoing collaboration between poet Daniel Carlton and tap dancer Alex MacDonald, with pairings of performers from the poetry, tap, and jazz communities.

Daniel Carlton is a Harlem based actor, playwright, storyteller, poet, teaching artist, director.

Alex MacDonald is a NYC-based tap dancer, teaching artist, and choreographer, whose work has taken him across North America, Europe, Australia, Southeast Asia, and West Africa. As a Fulbright scholar, he received his M.A. in Ethnochoreology from the University of Limerick in Ireland. A patient and intuitive teacher, he is currently on faculty at Steps on Broadway, Alvin Ailey, and Montclair State University.

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

La MaMa Puppet Festival

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The La MaMa Puppet Festival showcases new contemporary puppet theatre by artists from around the world. Curated by Denise Greber, focusing on diversifying the voices, stories, and perspectives shared onstage, with the goal of uplifting marginalized identities within the puppet community.

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