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Millennium Stage: Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth Residency

Friday, April 26, 2019 5:45 PM

The Human Journey

FREE, no tickets required. 2018–2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth’s work, …SEEDS: RE GENERATION…, explores movement as an evolving language of intertribalism rooted in diverse indigenous cosmologies.

 *Join us in advance of the performance, beginning at 5:45 p.m. for a pre-show assemblage of Native attendees and a welcome by Piscataway First Nations representatives.

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Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth Residency
FREE Event, no tickets required.

*Join us in advance of the performance, beginning at 5:45 p.m. for a pre-show assemblage of Native attendees and a welcome by Piscataway First Nations representatives.

The culmination of a 4-day residency at the Kennedy Center, which includes a school performance, master class for the Kennedy Center’s auditioned career trajectory program, Contemporary Dance Series, and public events listed below, 2018–2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth’s work, …SEEDS: RE GENERATION… is a purposeful performance that Indigen-izes space as vital transformative gathering ground. Centered in Indigenous ecological knowledge, Dancing Earth welcomes community to an immersive, interdisciplinary, and participatory contemporary dance ritual. ... SEEDS: RE GENERATION... evolves from Dancing Earth’s intertribal artists in exchanges with Native elders, farmers, foragers, seed savers, and food and water justice groups, in visioning sessions and movement workshops that root our restoring/restory-ing of land and people.

Note: There is no free parking when attending free events.

Interested in learning more about the work of Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth? Check out our online performance guides!

Dancing Earth Lecture and Workshop at Dance Exchange
FREE | Thursday, April 25 from 7–9 p.m.
This event will take place offsite at Dance Exchange (7117 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912)

Join Dancing Earth’s founder and director, Rulan Tangen, for an all-level movement workshop and conversation as part of the HOME series at Dance Exchange. The HOME series are evenings that create connections between Dance Exchange, our local community, and beyond. This event is FREE, with a suggested donation, and no pre-registration required. For more information about Dance Exchange, or to give a suggested donation in advance, go to danceexchange.org/home-evenings.

Watch and Listen

The Human Journey: Rulan Tangen of Dancing Earth