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Behind the scenes photo of Gesel Mason in rehearsal with Donald McKayle

NWB Imaging, LLC2018-02

No Boundaries: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers

No Boundaries: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers
Brooklyn, United States

Behind the scenes photo of Gesel Mason in rehearsal with Donald McKayle. In revisiting Saturday’s Child for the final performance, Gesel Mason arranged a rehearsal with Mr. McKayle at UC Irvine in February. In between storytelling and conversation, McKayle coached Mason with a discerning eye, encouragement, and ever present humor. Members of UCI’s Etude Ensemble were also in attendance. They had never seen Saturday’s Child. It was also an opportunity for them to observe Mr. McKayle coach a professional. That moment encapsulated what No Boundaries is about, creating a bridge between past and present, being in conversation with history, preserving legacy, and extending lineage.

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  • Title: Behind the scenes photo of Gesel Mason in rehearsal with Donald McKayle
  • Creator: NWB Imaging, LLC
  • Date Created: 2018-02
  • Location: Irvine, CA

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