Grant Recipient Details

St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN
Project Title
Divination tools: imagine home
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount

Call to Remember is a shared offering of improvisation, experimentation, and conjuring exploring Black pedagogy, artistry, and activism in dance. Launching a multi-year project in collaboration with nationally and locally renowned artists that prioritizes Blackness and remembrance as a means to cultivate community, Divination tools: imagine home is an iteration of a three-part creation process spanning 2021 into 2023 for Call to Remember.

Leslie Parker is based on the lands of the Dakota and Anishinaabe.

Estimated Artist Fee: $10,000/performance or $15,000/week long residency.

Presenter Partners

  • Danspace Project, (New York, NY)

  • Pangea World Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)

  • Pillsbury House Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)

  • Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN)

NDP Presentation Grant

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Work Samples


On a stage, two women stand and hold each other while another looks on from the ground.
photo by Adriana Foreman
On a stage, four women sit in a circle facing each other.
photo by Adriana Foreman