- FRIDAYS AT NOON - Words and Images: Curated by Trebian Pollard
Johnnie Cruise Mercer, Aimee Rials, Trebien Pollard and Ricarrdo Valentine
Syvilla Fort was a professional dancer with the Katherine Dunham Company in the 1930s and early 1940s.
She taught and influenced a wide variety of artists, including choreographers Alvin Ailey and José Limón, singer Eartha Kitt and actors Marlon Brando, James Dean, Chita Rivera and James Earl Jones. Includes a live performance reviving Syvilla Fort’s roles, a distinguished panel, and archival footage and photos, plus a movement experience for audience members in the style of Fort.
[Photo by Dennis Stock of Magnum photos. Venue: Phillips Fort Studio of Theatre Dance]
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