Sunday, October 20, 2013

Loretta Abbott on Clark Center legacy and Black artists in dance

Clark Center NYC

Before 5: Loretta Abbott

Wednesday, December 4
(2pm to 3:30pm)

Join Loretta Abbott, distinguished dancer and choreographer, for an afternoon Q&A on her enduring career in theater, her connections to Clark Center for the Performing Arts, and the legacy of Black performers and dance companies. Abbott will be in conversation with Clark Center alumni, Sheila Rohan and Jill Williams. Materials from the collections of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will be displayed.

Abbott, an accomplished dancer, actress, singer and choreographer was an early member of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, performed on Broadway, in film and television, and in concert in partnership with Al Perryman and her own solo program, Woman of Color.

This event is the initial presentation of Clark Center NYC as part of its mission to preserve the history and legacy of the Clark Center for the Performing Arts, a distinguished arts organization in New York City from 1959-1989.

Admission: Free with required RSVP at Eventbrite

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan

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