THE LIBERATION ACADEMY held a pilot semester, January-June 2022.
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June: Rise Up: Youth, Dance & Justice Virtual Round Table: Tuesday, June 21 4:30-6:30pm PST Live/Livestream Workshop (Hybrid): Sunday, June 26 11am-12:30pm (location TBA) Roundtable: This round table acknowledges the role of young BIPOC dancemakers throughout history in movements for social justice, and will feature young artists from around the country and adult artists who […]
May: blood/Labor/Liberation’s Laughter Virtual Round Table: Tuesday, May 17 4:30-6:30pm PST Live/Livestream Workshop (Hybrid): Sunday, May 22 11am-12:30pm (location TBA) Roundtable: blood/Labor/Liberation’s laughter: where we gather to trade(share) our understanding of our trades (labor, jobs, skills); where we investigate how our human labor informed the development of our cultures(dance, song, humor, storytelling). How do we […]
April: The Body as the Drum: Tap, Body Percussion & Bharatanatyam Virtual Round Table: Tuesday, April 19 4:30-6:30pm PST Live/Livestream Workshop (Hybrid): Sunday, April 24 11am-12:30pm / In-person location: Destiny Arts Center, 970 Grace Ave, Oakland, CA 94608. Roundtable: BIPOC have always found a connection to the heartbeat of the universe through the drum. The […]
March: Space to Move: Strategies for Stewarding Dance & Performance Spaces Virtual Round Table: Tuesday, March 15 4:30-6:30pm PST Virtual Workshop: Sunday, March 20 11am-12:30pm PST (online) Roundtable: As housing insecurity and displacement continues to be a major issue for Black and other POC artists, working class and poor folks, what is and/or should be […]
February: Polyrhythmic Life in the African Diaspora Virtual Round Table: Tuesday, February 15 4:30-6:30pm PST Live/Livestream Workshop (Hybrid): Sunday, February 20 11am-12:30pm (Location: Zaccho Dance Theater, 1777 Yosemite Ave, SF) Roundtable: Any African Diasporic artist comes with the responsibility of carrying the ‘weight of glory’; every artist must serve their communities. There is never a […]
January: The Power of African Arts in Decolonization * Virtual Round Table: Tuesday, January 18 4:30-6:30pm PST * Live/Livestream (Hybrid) Workshop: Sunday, January 23 11am-12:30pm PST (NOTE: Due to the uptick in COVID cases, the workshop is only online). Roundtable Jan 18: While formal European colonization of African countries has ended, the effects of colonialism […]
Huma(N)ature is a dance, theater, and circus production investigating humanity’s relationship to nature – our misguided dominion over it, our inordinate influence upon it, our continued reliance on its systems, and our place within it.