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Dance Theatre of Harlem Eminent Artist-in-Residence Program

Fall, 2017

During my 2016-2017 sabbatical in NYC, I was in a unique position to conceive and coordinate the multiple aspects and possibilities for an extended residency with Dance Theatre of Harlem through the University of Wyoming’s Eminent Artists-in-Residence Program to take place over eight weeks, Fall
semester 2017.  

Inspired by the Dance Theatre of Harlem’s history, raison d’être, and unique artistic journey to its
current status as a company of international acclaim, the Department of Theatre and Dance was thrilled
to host DTH in events including:

 Two weeks of DTH in-residence at UW; twenty-six classes/rehearsals with UW students
 DTH Gala Concert featuring world premiere of Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Harlem on My Mind
    with credit to the University of Wyoming in all future performances
 Six weeks of DTH extended residency with former principal dancers Charmaine Hunter and Tai
    Jimenez; 45 workshops/lectures and outreach; DTH rep and original work staged on UW dancers
 DTH lecture-demonstration for audience of 1800 elementary students, A&S Auditorium
 Dancing in the Streets, "jam session" with DTH, UW students and public
 Open panel, Meet the DTH Dancers
 Fall for Dance concert featuring UW dancers in DTH works, UW Main Stage season

UW dancers with DTH Ballet Masters Keith Saunders, Kellye Saunders
Darrell Grand Moultrie with UW dancers in rehearsal; CONNECTIONS of the Illuminated
DTH extended residencies Charmaine Hunter with UW dancers
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