Chicago Legacies: Dance Leaders and Their Perspectives

Event Type
Event Description

Sarita Smith Childs, professor of dance at Northern Illinois University, moderates a conversation between Joel Hall Dancers Co-Founder Joel Hall, Red Clay Dance Company Founder Vershawn Sanders-Ward, and other Chicago dance company founders on their goals for founding a dance company - and how the concept of legacy informs their work.

Running Time
60 minutes
Dance Styles
African American
Modern / Contemporary
Multi-Ability / Physically Integrated


Newberry Library

60 W. Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610
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