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Nora Chipaumire: Portrait of myself as my father

VCU Dance presents Nora chipaumire's Portrait of myself as my father
Friday & Saturday, October 28 & 29, 2016
Dogtown Dance Theatre 109 W. 15th Street, 8:00 PM $15/$10 students available starting October 7 at www.showclix.com.
Fierce, charismatic choreographer Nora Chipaumire has been described by dance critic Deborah Jowitt as “thrilling… a powerful woman with a strong message.” In this visceral exploration of African masculinity, Zimbabwe-born, Brooklyn-based choreographer Chipaumire is joined by the specters of her estranged father (performed by Senegalese dancer Pape Ibrahima Ndiaye, also known as Kaolack, and Jamaican-born dancer Shamar Watt). In a makeshift boxing ring, under the harsh glow of halogen worklights, the three trade jabs steeped in Chipaumire’s trademark synthesis of contemporary African movements.

Nora Chipaumire: Portrait of myself as my father