Compassion, Brown says, is what connects the three dances he’s presenting during Week 4 of the Harkness Dance Festival.
Gatekeepers, originally commissioned by Philadanco in 1999, is about ancestors and children, bound together across generations and being caretakers for each other and the earth. “Who do we belong to and how do we know what our purpose is?” Brown explains. Come Ye (2002) grew out of Brown thinking about the 1960s peace movement as the war in Afghanistan was underway. As he considered the conviction that motivates soldiers on both sides, he wondered, “How do we understand each other?” And Ife/My Heart (2005) looks at three families in West Africa, Cuba and the U.S. and the ways they understand their journeys through life. Each performance presents one piece “stripped” and the other two “fully dressed.”
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