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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Leslie Parker & Wanjiru Kamuyu


Leslie Parker speaks on memory and motherhood through the guidance of Alice Walker’s literature. Wanjiru Kamuyu and Parker come together to honor each other and discuss the current climate around racial injustice and police brutality, specifically in relation to George Floyd’s case as Parker navigates a changing Minnesota during the pandemic.

Wanjiru Kamuyu

Dancer, Performer

Wanjiru Kamuyu’s career began in New York City. As a performer she has worked with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Bill T. Jones, Molissa Fenely, Nathan Trice, Dean Moss, Tania Isaac, Robyn Orlin, Emmanuel Eggermont, Nathalie Pubellier, Irène Tassembedo, Bintou Dembele and Stefanie Batten Bland. Kamuyu has performed in theater on The Lion King...


Leslie Parker

Dance Artist, Maker, Director, Collaborator, Improviser and Educator

Leslie Parker is a dance artist, maker, director, collaborator, improviser and educator holding a BFA from Temple University in Choreography and Modern dance technique and a MFA in dance from Hollins University in partnership with the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, The Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts and The Dresden Frankfurt...