Grant Recipient Details

Denver, CO
Project Title
Four Journeys
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount

The Four Journeys is a new work conceived by Amalia Viviana Basanta Hernandez, Artistic Director of Ballet Folklorico de Mexico, that examines the confluence of culture in Mexico from its diverse Indigenous heritage to the more recent influences of European, African, and Asian infusions. This work features a collaboration with Japanese video mapping artist, Taketo Kobayashi. The Four Journeys launches the 50th Anniversary Tour Season of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble in summer 2020.

Estimated Artist Fee: $18,000/performance; $30,000/week.

Presenter Partners 

  • The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (Pittsburgh, Pa)
  • Carver Cultural Center (San Antonio, TX)
  • Dance Place (Washington, DC)
  • Festival Dance and Performing Arts, University of Idaho (Moscow, ID)
  • Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ) 
  • Oklahoma City Community College (Oklahoma City, OK)
  • Tonatiuh Dance Company (Tulsa, Ok)
  • World Theater CSU (Monterey Bay, CA)

Tour Coordinator

Mary Hart, Director of Booking and Touring
Cleo Parker Robinson Ensemble
tel 303-295-1795 x20

Kristopher McDowell (and/or) KMP Artists
Tour Advisor & Representative for
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble
tel 312-342-7898

Contact the tour coordinator listed above for information on this project’s tour dates, and to discuss joining a project’s NDP tour and receiving a Presentation Grant.

NDP Presentation Grant

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