driven to move black culture(s)
into the future
maker, improviser, performer, director, collaborator, educator
sculpture by visual artist Jemila MacEwan
Leslie Parker Dance Project (LPDP) is a platform to forefront 'Black Space' when creating, making, and directing dance. Leslie Parker highlights unique individual contributions while digging into collective memory to engage with the world more imaginatively.
This workshop launches the Call to Remember - Black Dance Improvisation Workshop Series. Call to Remember (CtR) is a shared offering of improvisation, experimentation, and conjuring exploring Black pedagogy, artistry, and activism in dance. It will be a space to explore and center healing, remembrance, lineage, and joy as a means of cultivating community.
Black Dance Improvisation Series, 2022