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March 2, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$22 - $30


Ford Center for the Performing Arts
100 University Avenue University, MS 38677 United States

Camille A. Brown & Dancers will perform selections from BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play with mixed repertory. BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play reveals the complexity of carving out a self-defined identity as a black female in urban American culture. In a society where black women are often only portrayed in terms of their strength, resiliency, or trauma, this work privileges the black girl gaze, interrogating these narratives by representing a nuanced spectrum of black womanhood in a racially and politically charged world.

Known for high theatricality, gutsy moves and virtuosic musicality, Camille A. Brown & Dancers explore typical, real-life situations ranging from literal relationships to more complex themes. Through the lens of a modern female perspective, Camille A. Brown leads her dancers through dazzling excavations of ancestral stories. The company uses theatricality and the aesthetics of modern, hip-hop, African, ballet, and tap, to tell stories that connect history with contemporary culture.



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