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Full Circle Dance Company heads to the stage

November 13 - 14 Baltimore Theatre Project

Baltimore’s Full Circle Dance Company is well-known for combining passion and virtuosity to tell stories that matter. On November 13 and 14, Full Circle will present BRAVE: art in times of crisis at Baltimore Theatre Project. Deeply moved by real-world examples of courage and resilience, Full Circle’s multi-racial and multi-age ensemble of artists has created a performance aimed at both the mind and soul.

Performance Details

Full Circle Dance Company Presents

BRAVE: Art in Times of Crisis

Saturday, November 13 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, November 14 at 2:30 pm

Baltimore Theatre Project

45 W. Preston St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Tickets: $22 general, $15 students

Purchase Tickets HERE

BRAVE includes:

The world premiere of We Stand with Those Who Stood, by choreographer Travis Gatling. This work captures the courage of social justice protesters—in Baltimore and around the world, past and present. Gatling draws inspiration especially from very young people who have stood up publicly, at risk to themselves, to push us toward a better world.

The first stage adaptation of Full Circle’s 2020 film The Healing Project. This collaborative work choreographed by Donna L. Jacobs and Shaela Davis features an original score by Baltimore recording artist Jasmin “Jazzo” Walters. The Healing Project film reflected attempts at healing, both as individuals and as members of diverse communities, under the enormous weight of the COVID-19 pandemic and the killing of George Floyd. The new stage adaptation will stand as a testament to the courage and resilience of our communities.

The premiere of Ire by veteran Full Circle choreographer Hope B. Byers. Byers’s engagement with history, racism, and social justice across 15 years informs this work about reframing the angry Black woman narrative.

On Our Shoulders, by Nicole Tucker Smith, celebrates the courage of our female ancestors in laying a path of progress for their daughters and granddaughters. This work honors the particular experiences of specific women in different times and places, while also conveying ways cross-generational bonds are universal.

Angels Unawares, a Full Circle signature work and audience favorite

by choreographer Travis Gatling. This technically stunning work reminds us that fear, awe, courage, and power are interconnected.

This project 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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