Moonshine is a traditional performance gathering in celebration of Black History Month featuring dance, spoken word, and experimental contemporary performance.
Real Talk for Real Change: Advancing Hip-Hop as a Path Toward Equity
In “Advancing Hip Hop as a Path Toward Equity,” hip hop artists, scholars, and educators will share artistic representations, discuss connections between hip hop and youth-led movements for Black lives, and share proven practices in hip hop education as paths toward youth empowerment and equity.
THE HARVEST: An Evening of Hip-Hop Theatre & Concert Dance
THE HARVEST is an an evening of Hip-Hop theater and concert dance through the fundamentals and lens of Hip-Hop culture.
Madison Mondays – Conversation with Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson
Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson for a virtual conversation. Wilson will talk about her artistic practice and background in event planning.
Madison Mondays – Conversation with Ursula Rucker
Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist Ursula Rucker. Rucker is a renowned spoken word and recording artist and activist. At this event, they will discuss her background and career.
Creating Racial Justice & Change Through the Arts and Why It’s Important
Michele Bryd-McPhee is one of the keynote speakers for the annual Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) National Conference. She will be joined by Assistant Professor Duane Lee Holland, Jr. in UW-Madison’s Dance Department.
Madison Mondays – Conversation with LaTasha Barnes
Interdisciplinary Artist-in Residence Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist LaTasha Barnes for a virtual conversation. Barnes is an internationally recognized and awarded dancer, and educator and will talk about various dance forms and her research.
From Topic to Topography: Mapping Issues through Movement
This final residency event will feature short, repeating movement performances from students enrolled in Carrie Hanson’s interdisciplinary arts course. The visual artworks created with residency guest artist Faheem Majeed during his September visit will be on display.
Kate Corby & Dancers with The Seldoms
In a shared concert with Kate Corby & Dancers, Chicago-based dance company The Seldoms will perform an excerpt of Exit Disclaimer: Science and Fiction Ahead (2012).
Powering Up Bodies/Powering Down Emissions: A Movement Workshop to Inspire a Climate Movement with Carrie Hanson & Alex Rose
In this workshop, fall 2019 Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Carrie Hanson will share ideas and inspiration for “Floe”, her forthcoming dance theater piece about climate change that premieres at the Wisconsin Union Theater in January 2020. Registration required.