Celebrating Black Excellence - Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre in Concert

Event Type
Event Description

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre is partnering with St. Moses the Black Parish, Global Girls and the Southside Jazz Coalition to Celebrate Black Excellence through community workshops and a concert performance.

On May 7, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre will perform at St. Moses the Black Parish in Woodlawn, showcasing
•       ROOT, an athletic and joyful piece inspired by African maxims
•       SOUL REMEDY, awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant this year, which unpacks and celebrates Black artists, American Jazz, and the historical pain where it’s rooted
•       MOOD SWING, a suite of passionate and moving responses to the pandemic and the social justice uprising. Global Girls will also perform onstage with the CRDT Jazz Band.

Running Time
90 minutes
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


St. Moses the Black Parish

331 E. 71st Street
Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 224-1022