Upcoming Projects:

 April 23-27, 2014
- Premiere of “The Nina Simone Project” at Publick Playhouse for the Performing Arts – Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Cheverly MD

 April 26-27, 2014
- Premiere of “Time is Time” for NYLA James Baldwin “This Time!” honoring James Baldwin – New York City

 April 29-May 4, 2014
- Premiere of “She Who Carries the Sky” at Joyce Theater/Limon Dance Company – New York City

 May 13-14, 2014
- Premiere of “Memories of an Us” by Sarah Lawrence College dance students – Bronxville, NY

Summer 2014

- Dance Classes – open enrollment – Cleveland, OH (Date TBA)
- Philadanco's Summer Intensive Program – one week – Philadelphia, PA (Date TBA)

Fall 2014

- Choreography for DOXOLOGY by Paul Carter Harrison – National Black Arts Festival – Atlanta GA (Date TBA)
- Choreography for new choreopoem by Ntozake Shange – 651 Arts, Brooklyn and Kelly Strayhorn Theatre, Pittsburgh (Date TBA)

Recent Projects:

2014

March 23
- “When Did the Avant-Garde become Black?” NYLA (panel discussion)

Spring Semester
- Residency- Department of Dance at Sarah Lawrence College

March 2
- Concert choreography with Sweet Honey in the Rock – Boston Hall

March 1
- Concert choreography with Sweet Honey in the Rock – Strathmore Theatre

February 28
- “Live and Outspoken” - Conversation with Sarita Allen at 651 Arts

February 12
- Concert choreography with Sweet Honey in the Rock – Berkeley Zellerbach Hall

2013

- Student performance of new work, “The Voice of the Blues” at The Ohio State University
- Residency – Department of Dance at The Ohio State University
- Summer dance classes – Cleveland, OH
- Panel discussion with Ntozake Shange and Dianne McIntyre at Barnard College- in celebration of Ntozake Shange

2012

- A Son is Given produced by New Community Bible Fellowship at Hanna Theatre, Cleveland
- Sounds in Motion reunion performance at American Dance Guild Festival – in honor of Dianne McIntyre as a dance pioneer. 20 Dancers, Sounds in      Motion alum performed Life's Force with composer Ahmed Abdullah and ensemble at Ailey Citigroup Theatre
- Choreographed Crowns at Goodman Theatre – written and directed by Regina Taylor
- Choreographed and directed new Ntozake Shange choreopoem, “Why I Had To Dance” - PlayHouse Square (Cleveland, OH) and Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)

2011

- Residency – University of Minnesota- mounted “How Long, Brethren?”
- Choreography/movement coach for Paramount feature film, “Fun Size”
- Consultant for “Spirits Break to Freedom” - The President's House (Philadelphia)
- New work for Dancing Wheels (Cleveland, OH)
- New work for Dallas Black Dance Theatre - “The Nina Simone Project”
- New work for Eleone Dance Theatre (Philadelphia) - “Up the Road a Piece”
- Tour of FLY: Five First Ladies of Dance – Philadelphia, DC, Cleveland/Oberlin, Newark

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  • Open the Door, Virginia! (Dance/Theatre) JOHNS FAMILY  – Farmville, VA 2009
  • If You Don’t Know…(Solo) FLY: FIVE FIRST LADIES OF DANCE 651 Arts - Brooklyn, NY 2009
  • Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Theatre) by August Wilson – Lincoln Center Theater/Broadway 2009
  • Hatch Billips Collection (Interview) by Mikki Shepard for collection - New York, NY 2009
  • Onstage in Fashion (Exhibit) Costumes by designer, Willi Smith from McIntyre collection for LINCOLN CENTER LIBRARY, NYPL - New York, NY 2009
  • Just Yesterday (Dance Company) GROUNDWORKS DANCE THEATER – Cleveland, OH 2010
  • For Colored Girls (DVD movie)  SPECIAL FEATURES INTERVIEW - 2010
  • why i had to dance (McIntyre Ensemble) Choreopoem by Ntozake Shange, workshop production -  PLAYHOUSESQUARE, Cleveland, OH 2010
  • The Best Location (Collaboration with Coleman/artist and Matmabo/writer) SCULPTURE GARDEN and CLEVELAND ARTS PRIZE – 2010
  • Closure (Theatre) by Mary Weems - KARAMU THEATRE , Cleveland, OH 2010
  • If You Don’t Know…(Solo) FLY: FIVE FIRST LADIES OF DANCE – 651 Arts Tour 2010

Painted Bride – Philadelphia, PA
Kennedy Center – Washington, DC
Oberlin College/Cleveland – Oberlin, OH
New Jersey Performing Arts Center – Newark, NJ

  • The Summit (Student Dance Company) UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 2011
  • Up the Road a-Piece (Dance Company)  ELEONE DANCE THEATRE, Philadelphia, PA 2011
  • The Spirits Break to Freedom (Consultant) with artists: Germaine Ingram/choreographer-dancer, Bobby Zankel/composer-musician, John Dowell/visual artist Consultant, Philadelphia, PA 2011
  • Dancing on a Dream (Dance Company) DANCING WHEELS with Guest, Gloria Gaynor, Cleveland OH 2011
  • Fun Size (Movie) Paramount Pictures – Choreographer and movement consultant, Cleveland, OH 2011
  • How Long, Brethren? (Student Dance Company) UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA – Recreation of Tamiris work, 2011
  • The Nina Simone Project (Dance Company) DALLAS BLACK DANCE THEATRE, 2012
  • why i had to dance (McIntyre Ensemble) Choreopoem by Ntozake Shange – Premiere, OBERLIN COLLEGE and PLAYHOUSESQUARE, Cleveland, OH
  • Unexpected Journeys (Student Theatre Company) Choreography with director, Caroline Jackson-Smith, OBERLIN COLLEGE and PLAYHOUSESQUARE, Cleveland, OH
  • Crowns (Theatre) written and directed by Regina Taylor GOODMAN THEATRE Chicago, IL
  • Life’s Force (Revival of McIntyre’s Sounds in Motion) AMERICAN DANCE GUILD CONCERT – New York, NY 2012
  • Sounds in Motion Reunion DWYER CULTURAL CENTER – Harlem, NY 2012
  • Fun Size (Movie) PARAMOUNT/NICKELODEON – release to national movie theatres