Monday, Jan 18, 2021 7:00p -
Art, Performing Arts, Social Good, Virtual & Streaming
Join Boston Harbor Now and AfroDesiaCity for an evening of performance and discussion surrounding the art of dance. Program includes a video performance and an audience Q&A with performance artist Victoria Lynn Awkward.
About Victoria Lynn Awkward: Boston-based Victoria Lynn Awkward focuses on dance, visual arts, and empowerment. She is the director of VLA DANCE, which aims to create Freedom for people of all identities through contemporary dance. Victoria graduated with a degree in Visual and Performing Arts Education from Goucher College. She danced for the Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble and performed in works by artists including Sidra Bell, Christian Von Howard, Ronen Koresh, Helen Simoneau, Iyun Ashani Harrison, and Iquail Shaheed. As a professional artist, she has performed with Ashani Dances, Attn: Dance, The Davis Sisters, Heather Stewart, and Ruckus Dance. She has worked in marketing for Color Magazine. She was a 2019 - 2020 Boston Institute of Contemporary Art Dance Fellow. And is currently a Midday Movement Series teacher, teaching at Middlesex School, dancing with Jenna Pollack and was awarded the 2020 - 2021 Boston DanceMaker Residency with the Boston Center for the Arts and Boston Dance Alliance.
Learn more: https://www.victoriaawkward.com/
About AfroDesiaCity: AfroDesiaCity curates and coordinates live music events, social gatherings, and celebrations infused with an intelligent, innovative, and irreverent sense of soul. As we lead the renaissance of soulful entertainment in Boston, we’re setting the stage for the city to step into the spotlight as one of the nation’s premier urban music metropolises.