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WASHINGTON DC: Physically Distant Commission Recipient Ronya-Lee for Dance Place

WASHINGTON DC: Physically Distant Commission Recipient Ronya-Lee for Dance Place


Dance Place DC


Dew Drop Inn
2801 8th St NE
Washington, DC 20017


Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 7:00pm daily through October 11, 2020



Dance Place DC

Monumental Bodies investigates the pain, passion, promise and particularities that reside in the Black body, inviting viewers into sacred witness from multiple vantage points and in fullness. With a global pandemic and socio-political unrest as foregrounds, what does it look like for the Black body to engage in the continued assertion of the complexity of her humanity? Drawing on poet Caroline Randall Williams’ piece “My Body is a Confederate Monument,” the work presents for consideration ALL American Black bodies as monuments or sites of herstorical significance.

Thank you to our restaurant partner Dew Drop Inn! Make sure to visit Dew Drop Inn for a physically-distant dinner or drink before or after tonight’s event, or call ahead to order take-out! 

*This presentation is a FREE safe and physically distant gathering, reservation required. Stay tuned for information on how to reserve tickets and to learn about COVID-19 safety protocols for this gathering.

Photo by: Carlos Funn

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