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On Wednesday Dec. 9th, at 6:00 PM we invite you to join this FREE EVENT, presented on zoom. The Pan-Afrikan Center and the LGBTQIA+ Student Services are partnering to bring Brotherhood Dance.
Brotherhood Dance will facilitate mindfulness movement, discuss self-sustaining eco-system, and intersectionalities. The artist’s work Afro/Solo/Man, has TWO New York City Dance and Performance Bessie nominations for Outstanding Production & Outstanding Visual Design.
Brother(hood) Dance! is an interdisciplinary duo that seeks to inform its audiences on the socio-political and environmental injustices from a global perspective, bringing clarity to the same-gender-loving African-American experience in the 21st century. Brother(hood) Dance! was formed in April 2014 as a duo that research, create and perform dances of freedom by Orlando Zane Hunter, Jr. and Ricarrdo Valentine. Orlando is originally from Minneapolis but now resides in NYC with his partner and co-founder Ricarrdo Valentine.
Join us individually OR as a classroom!
Orlando Zane Hunter,Jr. is an international artist, who has performed in Trinidad and Tobago and Zimbabwe, Africa with Ananya Chatterjea. He has received a B.F.A. in dance from the University of Minnesota. Recently he choreographed and danced in “Redbone: A Biomythography” that debuted at the Nuyorican Café, Wild Project Theater and Duke University: Women’s center.
Ricarrdo Valentine uses art as a vehicle for activism. Ricarrdo’s education includes Urban Bush Women: Summer Leadership Institute, Bates Dance Festival and Earl Mosely Institute of the Arts. He has presented his choreography at Bates Dance Festival, Brooklyn Museum, El Museo de Barro and LaGuardia Community College.