Feb 3: Liberation Academy 2.0 presents SOUL STORIES

Dance Mission Theater’s

Liberation Academy 2.0 presents


The final performance of the Liberation Academy Intensive featuring 9 talented choreographers of Afro-descent who participated in the 5 month intensive program.

Saturday, February 3 at 3:30pm at Dance Mission Theater

Tickets are $0-$20 sliding scale / pay what you can. (Recommended ticket pricing: $15): Buy now

Download the program here: Liberation Academy 2.0 – Soul Stories Program


Intensive members trained with choreographers, artistic directors, dancers, musicians, dance historians, and a team of designers – lighting design, sound design and stage management, to create 9 unique dance and dance/theater pieces that share intimate stories of growth, struggle, passion and freedom.  

Liberation Academy Intensive Members/Choreographers 

LaShante Bonin,  Soazig Kaam, Juliana Mendonca,  Erica Mitchell, Beatriz Parra, Safiyyah Salahuddim, Dana Smart, Antoinette Spillers, Tiyamike Tisatayane

Liberation Academy Leaders 

Sarah Crowell

Kara Mack

Bongo Sidibe

Liberation Academy Mentors

Ray Archie, Sound Design

Susana Arenas, Salsa

Alhassane Camara, Guinean Dance & Drum

Kanukai Chigamba, AfroBeat

Antwan Davis, Body Percussion

Rennie Harris, Hip Hop & House

Stephanie Johnson, Lighting Design

Chi Chi Okonmah, Stage Management

Adia Whitaker, Afro-Haitian Dance/Dance Historian


The Liberation Academy is made possible with support from San Francisco Arts Commission and Dream Keepers Initiative.

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