"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
Power Inside and Between at the Rubin Museum of Art
Time to Talk Trailer
Excerpt of As Above As Below Part of For C.J.
Consider Water at American Dance Platform
"Aftermath": Consider Water Excerpt
Consider Water Dance Film
Let Us at 2019 Swamp Festival
Longing Belonging at Gibney Solo fo Solo
News & Upcoming Events
BRIClab March 2020
Dava has been selected as a 2019-20 BRIClab resident!
DFD will present For C.J. in March. Keep an eye out for updates!
Prelude Festival 10/4
DFD will perform excerpts of For C.J. at the 2019 Prelude Festival
Friday, October 4th 5:00pm-6:30pm
Elebash Recital Hall
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Fall DFD Master Classes: Join us for DFD Master Classes at Gibney Dance:
More information here.
SWAMP Dance Fest! 7/8-7/28
The SWAMP Dance Fest! is a transformative three-week dance intensive intended for pre-professional and professional dancers between the ages of 18 and above. The mission of the festival is to develop dancers with a wide range of technical skills and artistic sensibilities, preparing them for the vast range of performance, choreography, and learning opportunities available to them in today’s dance field.
DFD in the Vision Festival at Roulette 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.
June DFD Master Classes: Join us for DFD Master Classes at Gibney Dance on:
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Family Day at the Rubin Museum 5/11
Pentacle is inviting students and the families to see the four artists from their Dance Series perform amongst the artwork at the Rubin Museum. Admission into the museum’s galleries is included! More information here.
If the Dancer Dances at Quad Cinema 5/7-5/9
Don't miss out on the last few days of showings of If the Dancer Dances at the Quad Cinema in New York! Dava stars in this documentary about a new staging of Merce Cunningham's RainForest by the Stephen Petronio Company. More information here.
Power Trip Rubin Museum 5/7
DFD will be performing Power Inside and Between at the Rubin Museum's gala on May 7. 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!
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