JEAN APPOLON EXPRESSIONS at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Jean Appolon Expressions
Friday, May 13, 8:00PM EDT
Saturday, May 14, 8:00PM EDT
25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston
$40, $36 Global Arts Live members
Reserved seating

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Cambridge-based contemporary dance company Jean Appolon Expressions (JAE) explores themes that are vital to Haitian and immigrant experiences. Weaving modern technique with Haitian folkloric dance, JAE sparks healing for dancers and audiences alike. The company will perform the World premiere of Traka (“Troubles'' in Haitian Creole). Traka incorporates powerful reflections on injustice and trauma to explore how dance, culture, and community are pathways to healing. Renowned Haitian composer, turntablist, and Afrofuturist Val Jeanty will perform live during the event.

NEFA black logo  Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.

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