MBDance in GO Magazine & in High School

MBDance is in GO!

GO, a national magazine which celebrates culture and queer activism, just published a feature dedicated to women that lift up LGBTQ equity and help keep the community moving forward in various ways–Women at the Helm. Maria Bauman was included, as the founder of MBDance! “Dancing is about claiming our own bodies as vessels for storytelling and truth,” Bauman says.
Read the full article here: gomag.com.

MBDance Goes to High School

Trebien Pollard & Maria Bauman in 50 Ways to Say... Photo: Adrian Jones

This week, we are holding a lecture-demonstration for Vanguard High School based on 50 Ways to Say...
While always a pleasure to dance in theater settings, our goal with 50 Ways to Say…is to use the piece as a popular education tool, sharing excerpts from this work on racialized police brutality as a springboard for consciousness-raising & community-building in various settings.
We look forward to talking with the intelligent young people at Vanguard about their own bodies, and about how they can fortify themselves with both pride & awareness of the race construct here in the U.S.
Want to bring an MBDance lecture-demonstration or participatory mini-performance to your group?
Send us a message: mbdance723@gmail.com

 

Sweat Your Truth, Technology Geniuses!

MBDance seeks current college students or recent graduates with an interest in dance and/or arts administration for a part-time internship. Responsibilities include archiving and converting video footage, assisting with website maintenance, emailing potential contacts, and assisting with booking & marketing research.

MBDance is a rapidly growing contemporary dance company founded by Maria Bauman. Recent activities include a 3-week teaching residency at the Florida State University, 2011 Dixon Place HOT! Festival, 2011 92Y Harkness Dance Festival, 2011 E-Moves at Harlem Stage (favorably reviewed in the New York Times), and a 2011 DTW Studio Series with residency & showings.

Hours: 5-10/week; flexible

Compensation: Bi-weekly stipend; also, MBDance is happy to provide letters of recommendation for successful interns and to cooperate with college credit programs.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to mbdance723@gmail.com

For More Information about MBDance: www.mbdance.org

Photo: BJ Watkins Design: Ashley Phillips
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