A New Definition of Dance: Bridging Community, Culture and Communication Through Dance
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 8:00 PM
On the Wall: A New Definition of Dance
A dance production will be the culminating event of this Statewide initiative which will feature Mr. Antoine Hunter and the Urban Jazz Dance Company. Mr. Hunter is an award-winning and internationally renowned African American/Indigenous Deaf dancer, choreographer, actor, instructor, speaker, and a Deaf and social justice advocate .
A New Definition of Dance highlights the accomplishments of internationally renowned dancers with disabilities offering community engagement opportunities raising consciousness around the issues of disability.
Presented as a compilation of interactive engagement through creative dance, Mr. Hunter and his company will explore identity and spirituality while sharing wisdom and communication with their audience. AHUJDC strives to connect with their viewers as they interweave American Sign Language and innovative dance. While raising Deaf culture awareness along with the syncopation of distinct urban jazz rhythms, the company will provide insight into the unique challenges being Deaf/Hard of hearing holds, while proving anyone can enjoy dance.
Mr. Antoine Hunter, dancer
Mr. Hunter is an award-winning and internationally renowned African American/Indigenous Deaf dancer, choreographer, actor, instructor, speaker, and a Deaf and social justice advocate.