SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK
Artistic Director Chuck Davis
Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK—the “gold standard” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) of a capella gospel groups—headlines the opening celebration of DanceAfrica 2013. DanceAfrica founder and artistic director Chuck Davis hosts this showcase of dance and music to kick off the festival, featuring Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe and Brooklyn’s own BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica ensemble.
Featuring: SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK
Umkhathi Theatre Works
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble
This is an ASL performance.
Chuck Davis is one of the foremost teachers and choreographers of traditional African dance in America.
A capella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock produces a sound filled with soulful harmonies.
BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble celebrates ancestral roots and the modern-day community.