Exploring Alonzo King LINES Ballet
This Post-Show Talk features the Choreographer, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of LINES Ballet, Alonzo King, in conversation with Scholar-in-Residence, Judy Tyrus.
Photo (above): Jamie Kraus, Courtesy of Jacobs Pillow
Working Together to Build a Living Archive
Chromadiverse is building a foundational database for the OBC Legacy Project. A BIG thanks to Gianna Davy for coming to ChromaDiverse headquarters and digging right in!
Kudos to Julie Lowe, Gianna Davy, Judy Sandweiss, Dianne King, Lisa Gerould, Deborah Pitts, and Ron Thiele for their help in initiating the Oakland Ballet Legacy Project fundraising committee. They’ll be tipping their hat in your direction beginning November 1st. Stay Tuned…
Four ways we need YOU—
- Share this newsletter with friends and family
- Join the Fundraising Committee
- Volunteer your time
- Support this work with a donation
To learn more go to: www.OBCLegacy.org
So now, please grande jete to your checkbook!
ChromaDiverse Attends the Dance/USA Conference
The 2022 Dance/USA Denver Conference provided the opportunity to meet with leaders from preeminent dance organizations, and engage on important topics concerning archives, preservation, and legacy.
Celebrating the Book’s One Year Anniversary
Eight years ago, when Paul Novosel and I set out to document the history of Dance Theatre of Harlem, little did we know that it would be the impetus for starting ChromaDiverse.
One year after the book’s release, we are now incredibly thankful for its reception. We are honored by wonderful reviews and the nomination for the NAACP Image Award in the category of Non-fiction.
The book was just the beginning.
Through ChromaDiverse, we continue to safeguard Dance Theatre of Harlem’s legacy by leveraging the book’s content. We offer online databases that include DTH dancers and ballets.
As ChromaDiverse’s first legacy project, we enjoy being asked to discuss the importance and value of creating a living archive. Technology enables us to do more than ever before. We’ve made it our mission to preserve, protect and present—not just for the past, but for the future.
Judy Tyrus, Founder/CEO ChromaDiverse