Monday, October 26, 2015

Clark Center NYC pays tribute to Thelma Hill

Dance artist and educator
Thelma Hill
(photo courtesy of Clark Center NYC)

On Tuesday, November 17, Clark Center NYC and 651Arts will join forces at MOCADA in a symposium to honor the life and legacy of acclaimed dance educator Thelma Hill.

CCNYC Steering Committee member Jill Williams writes, "Thelma was one of the architects of Clark Center and a major influence and mentor."

Hill in the studio
(photo courtesy of Clark Center NYC)

"Delores Brown who danced with Thelma in The New York Negro Ballet will moderate.  She'll be joined by Otis Sallid who began studying with Thelma as a teenager and continues to work as a choreographer, producer (recently with the James Brown project, Get on the Good Foot at the Apollo Theater), Mickey Davidson who was a student of Thelma's at Clark Center and works as a dancer, choreographer and director of her own company and Kathe Sandler who will share her short documentary gem, Remembering Thelma."

For further information on the symposium and to purchase tickets, click here.

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