Join Spectrum Dance Theater and Executive Artistic Director Donald Byrd for the 2016/17 season, AMERICAN: Identity, Race, or Culture? Dive deeper into what Byrd calls a “theater of disruption,” and experience a kind of dance-theatre not being done anywhere else in the nation. Crosscut is a season-long media partner.
SHOT is a dance/theatre work that centers around the alarming and continuous murder of black people by American law enforcement and its expanding power and authority supported by recent rulings by the Supreme Court. Visionary Choreographer/Director Donald Byrd’s piece will use dance, text, fiction, music, mise-en-scene, sound, voice, documentary facts, and media to engage audiences in issues that are difficult and intractable.