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A world in flux, a need for change: This is the driving force behind Blak Whyte Gray, an electrifying dance-theater work from Olivier Award–winning East London company Boy Blue. Rooted in pure hip-hop with a fierce political bite, brilliant stage imagery, and a driving electronic music score, Blak Whyte Gray pulses with physical virtuosity.
“Dance cut to its essence.”– The Observer (U.K.)
“Pure physical poetry.”– The Stage (U.K.)
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College
Michael “Mikey J” Asante, creative direction and music
Kenrick “H2O” Sandy, choreography
Lee Curran, lighting design
Ryan Dawson Laight, costume design
Performance length: 90 minutes, including intermission
Blak Whyte Gray is made possible in part by The Joelson Foundation and Harkness Foundation for Dance.
Major endowment support for contemporary dance and theater is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Endowment support for the White Light Festival presentation of Blak Whyte Gray is provided by Blavatnik Family Foundation Fund for Dance.
Co-commissioned and co-produced by the Barbican