"Fearon's movements are both gymnastic and natural, as the dancers combined crouching and running with sudden bursts of dynamic, leg-thrusting energy, and the work was a haunting reminder that Americans are so lucky to be able to take our water for granted, turning on a tap without effort."
- Davalois Fearon's Consider Water, Mary Cargill, DanceViewTimes
Consider Water at American Dance Platform
Time to Talk Trailer
"Aftermath": Consider Water Excerpt
Consider Water Dance Film
News & Upcoming Events
DFD in the Vision Festival at the Roulette Intermedium 6/12
The artistic duo of dancer/ choreographer Davalois Fearon, and composer/multi-instrumentalist Mike McGinnis will combine dance, music, performance art, and live poetry readings into their performance.More information here.
New Directions Choreography Showing at Alvin Ailey 4/17
The Ailey organization launched an innovative new laboratory for choreography to benefit the field of dance by granting four emerging and mid‐career choreographers a monetary stipend, use of gifted and versatile dancers from The Ailey School, insight from a creative advisor, and rehearsal time.
Time to Talk at MoAD San Francisco 4/13
DFD will be performing at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco on April 13 at 2-3pm. More information here.
Power Inside and Between: DFD at the Rubin 4/10
A new, site-specific work, titled Power Inside and Between (working title). This piece reclaims the trope of the “Angry Black Woman” to find power inside rage, inside community, and inside the black female body. More information here.
For C.J. Preview at BAAD! 3/29 & 3/30
DFD will be previewing For C.J. at BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance on March 29 & 30, 2019. More information here.
Excerpts of For CJ at BAAD! 12/3:
Excerpts of For C.J, dedicated to Artistic Director Davalois Fearon’s nephew, explores themes of loss and remembrance. It celebrates C.J.’s life through Fearon’s fluid yet assertive style of movement, original music, and visual arts and seeks to spread awareness about disparities in asthma care faced by underserved populations. RSVP here!
WE DID IT!! Thanks to everyone who gave to The For CJ Initiative, we raised over $20,000!
Fall DFD Master Classes: Join us for DFD Master Classes at Gibney Dance on:
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Five Views of the Erie Canal 8/25:
Combining music, dance, and spoken word, this performance paints a multi-faceted portrait of the Erie Canal, its geography, social impact, engineering, labor issues, and more. Get tickets here!
DFD and The Wondertwins at The Yard 8/16 & 8/18: DFD will be performing Time to Talk alongside a performance of The Wondertwins' Black at The Yard this August. More information here.
DavaMike at The Wassaic Project 8/4: DavaMike will be performing at The Wassaic Project's Summer Festival. More information here.
Victory Dance at The New Victory Theater 7/19: DFD will be performing excerpts of Time to Talk alongside the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Sean Curran Company, and A Palo Seco Flamenco Company. More info and tickets here.
An Afternoon with Davalois Fearon Dance 6/30: Join Dava at the Bronx LIbrary Center for a lecture demonstration featuring As Above, As Below on 6/30. More information here!
June DFD Master Classes: Join us for DFD Master Classes on 6/14, 6/28, and 6/29 at Gibney Dance! More information here.
Afro-Pas de Deux Festival 6/22: DFD will be performing at the RestorationArt's annual Afro-Pas de Deux Festival in Bed Stuy. More information and tickets here!
Consider Water at the International Human Rights Art Festival 6/18: DFD will be performing Consider Water at the IHRAF on 6/18 at 7pm. Tickets here!
DavaMike at the Music Mansion 5/20: Dava and Mike will be performing Time to Talk and Ängsudden Song Cycle at The Music Mansion in Providence, RI on June 1 at 8pm as part of their First Fridays Series. More information here!
DavaMike at The Owl: Dava and Mike will be performing at The Owl in Brooklyn at 7pm on 5/20!
As Above, As Below: See Dava's new site-specific work commissioned by the Bronx Museum and based on the work on Gordon Matta-Clark, 4/7 at 4pm! Buy tickets here!
Premiere of Time to Talk: T2T will premiere this March at Mabou Mines! March 27 at 7pm, March 28-29 at 9pm. RSVP here!
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