Grant Recipient Details

Location

Minneapolis, MN

Artist
Ananya Dance Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
Project Title
Shyamali: Sprouting Words
Fiscal Year Awarded
2018
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Residencies for Dance Grant
Grant Amount
$15,000

The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University hosts Ananya Dance Theatre for a production residency in support of the work Shyamali : Sprouting Words which explores how dissent fuels life force and growth, recognizes the courage of women who speak up and talk back to sustain communities against injustice, and celebrates women who refuse to be broken. Activities include public performances, Audience Empowerment Workshop, 15 Gestures of Dissent & Healing Workshops for K-12, story circles, open rehearsals, and cultural conversations.