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Reggie Wilson in Moses(es) by Peggy Woosley

Choreographer : Reggie Wilson2013

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group
Brooklyn, United States

Choreography by Reggie Wilson

Lighting Design by Jonathan Belcher
Costume Design by Naoko Nagata
Dramaturgy by Susan Manning
Cast: Rhetta Aleong, Dwayne Brown, Yeman Brown, Paul Hamilton, Lawrence Harding, Raja Feather Kelly, Clement Mensah and Anna Schon and Reggie Wilson
Music: Louis Armstrong; The Klezmatics; Amahlokohlo; Ngqoko Women’s Ensemble; Mazaher; Aly Us; The Growling Tiger; Bi Kidude; Southern Sons; The Blind Boys of Alabama.
Live vocals-original composed by Reggie Wilson
Traditional live vocals arranged by Reggie Wilson
Sound Engineered by Dave Synder
Assistant to Engineer Matt Hall
Choreographic Advisor: Phyllis Lamhut
Math/Fractal Symmetry Consultant: Jesse Wolfson

is an evening-length dance performance; it focuses on how we lead and why we follow. Grounded in Wilson’s re-reading of Zora Neale Hurston’s Moses, Man of the Mountain (the Moses story told as a Southern folk tale in African-American vernacular), and with his exploratory travels to Israel, Egypt, Turkey and Mali, Moses(es) examines the migration of peoples and culture from Africa out into the World, paying attention to the effects migration has on beliefs. Wilson’s research for this project has landed on the intersection of the origins of Monotheism and African cultures.

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  • Title: Reggie Wilson in Moses(es) by Peggy Woosley
  • Creator: Choreographer : Reggie Wilson
  • Date Created: 2013

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