150 Convent Ave.
Harlem, NY 10031
Description: Harlem Stage's critically-acclaimed dance series, now in its 13th season, spotlights the future of the form with exciting young dance-makers in two programs featuring short works by emerging artists as well as extended works by evolving choreographers.
This year's evolving artists, Sheetal Gandhi and Souleymane Badolo, signify an international direction in contemporary dance, with Badolo representing the West African country Burkina Faso, and Gandhi (a first-generation Indian-American) exploring a generation that crossed cultures and oceans to navigate new demands in America. The emerging choreographers comprise an array of exciting styles. They include Franklin Diaz, Marjani Forte, Nikki Hefko, Jenni Hong, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Daisuke Omiya, Leslie Parker, and Simone Sobers.