Behind the Curtain with Dominic Moore-Dunson
Free. Registration required.
On Wednesday, June 2 at 6pm EST, Akron-based dancer and choreographer Dominic Moore-Dunson will be performing, Alright? an original work responding to Martin Creed’s neon sculpture, Work No. 3398 EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT. On the Saturday prior to his performance, join Dominic as he leads a participatory, movement workshop. During Behind the Curtain with Dominic Moore-Dunson, participants will learn about the ways in which Dominic uses storytelling in his artistic process to create their own choreographies. Dominic will facilitate this creative movement and composition workshop outdoors directly next to moCa, on Toby’s Plaza.
During the workshop, Alright? collaborator, jazz trumpeter, Tommy Lehman, will be performing live music to support artistic development. All ages are welcome and advance registration is required. Registration is limited and on a first come, first served basis. During the workshop, Participants must wear a CDC-compliant mask and maintain six feet of distance from participants outside of their affinity group. Upon arrival, participants will go through a health screening. Please note: Participants must be present at least five minutes prior to the beginning of the workshop. At this time, any available slots will open up to additional attendees. Latecomers risk losing their spots.
Meet Dominic Moore-Dunson:
Dominic Moore-Dunson performed eight seasons as a Company Member and served as the Assistant to the Artistic Director at Inlet Dance Theatre. As a choreographer, Dominic has received numerous recognitions. He was the recipient of the 2019 Cleveland Arts Prize’s Emerging Artist Award for Theatre & Dance, a 2019 fellow of The Ann & Weston Hicks Choreography Program at Jacob’s Pillow, a 2019 Akron Arts Alive! Outstanding Artist in Dance, a 2019 moCa Cleveland New Agent, and a 2021 Associate Artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts #180 with Doug Varone. Currently, Moore-Dunson is a Research Resident Artist at the National Choreography Center at The University of Akron (NCCAkron) and helped to launch the Akron Black Artist Guild in Akron, OH earlier this year.