Grant Recipient Details

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Project Title
Rumble Strips
Fiscal Year Awarded
2021
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount
$56,500

Rumble Strips uses gender identity as an entry point to address our current fractured political landscape, where the willingness to work collectively is hindered by rigid allegiance to single perspectives. In a shared world, we must carve out the dangerous space where we align ourselves with people who do not match our own identities, race, gender, or political agenda. An evening-length ensemble work incorporating movement, music, text, and humor, Rumble Strips is performed outdoors for an immersive yet physically distant experience. Choreographer April Sellers addresses friction points between what we have been told we are, what we want to be, and how we come together.

Estimated Artist Fee: $16,000/performance; $28,000/week.

Presenter Partners

  • Caponi Art Park (Eagan, MN)
  • Dancing Queerly (Boston, MA)
  • Tofte Lake Center (Ely, MN)

Tour Coordinator

Scotty Reynolds
Operations and Tour Manager 
Revolution Dance Works 
Tel. (612) 619-2112

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Work Sample & Photos

A white woman, in a lime green leotard, lays on stones.
photo by William Cameron
In a grassy field by the woods, three folks, in mesh outfits, dance with their arms wide.
photo by William Cameron
A white woman, in a blond wig and grey onsie, holds her arms up while standing on a large, red and gray block.
photo by William Cameron