The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has partnered with the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and hosts, Ayodele Drum & Dance, Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Forward Momentum Chicago, Joel Hall Dancers & Center, Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago, NAJWA Dance Corps, and Red Clay Dance Company, to provide a convening of Chicagoland artists to learn and share together through on the 1 | Chicago, an intense weekend of dance classes.The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts lends its studios, located at 915 E. 60thStreet, Chicago, IL 60637, October 5 and 6, 2019.
IABD’s on the 1 dance class series presents world renowned dance faculty and celebrated instructors who work professionally in various aspects of the industry for a weekend of technical training and innovative methodologies. Dancers are able to choose from a variety of genres to aide in their well-rounded approach to artistry.
Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director of Evidence, A Dance Company as well as a host of Chicago-based artists, who span twelve (12) genres, styles and techniques of dance will provide dancers the opportunity to cultivate their skills and enrich their understanding and appreciation of the art form. The on the 1 faculty roster includes T. Ayo Alston, Homer Bryant, Nicole Clark-Springer, Penny Godboldo, Joel Hall, Chaniece Holmes, Carl Jeffries, Pierre Lockett, Ercelyne McCoy, Marshall Mitchell, Brenda “Malika” Moore, Jimmy Payne, Regina Perry-Carr, Vershawn Sanders-Ward, Jacki Sinclair, and Kia Smith.
Creating an environment of exploration and meaningful inter-generational exchange, this perfect dance experience continues the IABD tradition of maintaining the aesthetic and integrity of all forms, genres, methods, and styles that have influenced, transformed, and advanced the art of dance and its history.Dedicated to the global dance community, on the 1is the ultimate destination for dancers around the globe!