Ricarrdo Valentine / Brother(hood)Dance! | All About Love
Friday, May 21 at 7pm and Sunday, May 23 at 5pm
Streamed live from the Downstairs Theatre
RicarrdoValentine's new solo is a personal dance-theater exploration on Black love andhealing.
La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature with additional support from the Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, The Sequoia Foundation, and The Shubert Foundation.
Ricarrdo Valentine is a 2nd generation Black, Jamaican American/estadounidense, co-founder of Brother(hood) Dance!, a Brooklyn based dance collective and 2020 Bessies Honoree for Afro/Solo/Man (Outstanding Production and Outstanding Visual Design). performed our works at Five Myles, Center for Performance Research, B.A.A.D! (Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance), VCU-The Grace Street Theater, DraftWork at St. Mark's Church, JACK, Movement Research at Judson Church, Colby College, Denmark Arts Center, Universidad de las Américas Puebla/Performática(MX), Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán/Viso Festival (MX), Jean-Rene Delsolins Institute (HT) and other venues. Ricarrdo is currently working on a ethno-visual project, Where My People At?, as a 2020-2021 NorthStar Art Incubator Fellow.
La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival
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.