Abilities Dance Boston: Celebrity Series debut

Virtual Concert

"Dance uses the body to tell stories and process emotions, and we deserve to be able to participate in that," says Abilities Dance's founding Executive Director Ellice Patterson. Her visionary company, which brings together professional dancers with and without disabilities and champions artists of color and queer artists, makes its Celebrity Series Neighborhood Arts debut with a program that centers and celebrates the diversity of human movement.

Live streamed from The Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

Program:

Parallel 
performed by Janelle Diaz and Lauren Sava; music composed by Andrew Choe

Yellow Radiance 
performed by Scynthia Charles; music composed by Andrew Choe

Nubian Art 
performed by Ellice Patterson; music composed by Andrew Choe

Fish is Fish*
performed by Lauren Sava; music composed by Erin Rogers

Beautiful Blackbird*
performed by Scynthia Charles; music composed by Andrew Choe

Little Red Riding Hood*
performed by Ellice Patterson; music composed by Andrew Choe

Whose Mouse Are You?*
performed by Scynthia Charles and Lauren Sava; music composed by Erin Rogers

Bimodal 
performed by Ellice Patterson; music composed by Andrew Choe

All choreography and audio descriptions by Executive/Artistic Director Ellice Patterson

All audio descriptions edited by Amber Pearcy

All costumes designed by Laura Brody  

*Boston premiere. Also indicates the piece premiered September 26, 2020 in collaboration with the Eric Carle Museum and based on their art exhibitions

This performance is produced using studio-quality production elements such as HD cameras, multiple viewing angles, and lighting in the partner venues.

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This performance is generously sponsored by
 



and 2020/21 Dance Series sponsors
STEPHANIE L. BROWN FOUNDATION, CYNTHIA & JOHN S. REED FOUNDATION, and ROYAL LITTLE FAMILY FOUNDATION

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