Full Circle Dance Company Presents

BRAVE: art in times of crisis

Saturday, October 13, 2021 | 7:30 pm

Baltimore Theatre Project

“We dance about life! We hope this performance, inspired by the courage we’ve witnessed in Baltimore and the world, will shake up old ideas, make space for new ones, and leave our audience thinking long after the show.”—Artistic Director Donna L. Jacobs

On Our Shoulders

Choreography: Nicole Tucker-Smith

Music: Travis Tucker with percussion by John Thomakos

Dancers: Hope B. Byers, Stephanie Crockett, Shaela Davis, Elizabeth Hafey, Morgan James, Nicole Tucker-Smith

Unforsaken (Excerpt)

Choreography: Donna L. Jacobs

Music: Sade

Dancers: Stephanie Crockett, Teresa Hinton, Liz Pelton, Ni’Kera Perkins, Allison Powell, Nateisha Reaves, Amanda Rosenbaum

We Stand For Those Who Stood

Choreographer: Travis Gatling


Title: Prophetic Last Speech – 1968

Artist: Martin Luther King Jr.

Album: Speeches by Martin Luther King: The Ultimate Collection

I’m Gon’ Stand!

Artist: Sweet Honey in the Rock

Album: Breaths

Composer: Bernice Johnson Reagon

Dancers: Stephanie Crockett, Hope B. Byers, Shaela Davis, Elizabeth Hafey, Maddie Welsh, Alicia Williams


Choreography: Travis Gatling

Music: Meshell Ndegeocello

Dancers:  Teresa Hinton, Morgan James, Ni’Kera Perkins, Allison Powell, Nateisha Reaves, Amanda Rosenbaum, Nicole Tucker-Smith, Maddie Welsh, Alicia Williams

The Healing Project

Choreography: Donna L. Jacobs and Shaela Davis with the artists of Full Circle Dance Company

Music: Jasmin “Jazzo” Walters

Dancers: Stephanie Crockett, Hope B. Byers, Shaela Davis, Elizabeth Hafey, Allison Powell, Amanda Rosenbaum, Maddie Welsh, Alicia Williams


Choreography: Hope B. Byers

Music: NCS Music-Audio Junction, Hope B. Byers, Infraction Music

Dancers: Morgan James

Angels Unawares

Choreography: Travis Gatling


Dancers:  Shaela Davis, Hope B. Byers, Nateisha Reeves, Liz Pelton, Allison Powell, Nicole Tucker-Smith, Alicia Williams

Thank you

Special thanks to Chris Pfingsten and Baltimore Theatre Project

Lighting Design: Chris Flint

Program and Website Design: Allison Powell

Photography: Brion McCarthy

This program is supported by a Creativity Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. BRAVE is presented in partnership with the Urban Health Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

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