October 25

December 3, 2023

Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Tyrone Phillips

Sadira Muhammad

Movement Director

CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Debut. CHICAGO: The Tragedy of King Christophe (House Theater of Chicago); Passport of Movement Across the African Diaspora (Chicago Public Schools); Rooted Reflections - Haiti (Chicago Park District); dance artist in residence (Rootwork Gallery); After- School Matters showcase (South Region); Rooted Reflections - Orisha (Westside Congregation); Rooted Reflections - West Indian Ritual (Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center); Black Women’s Choreographic Showcase (Beverly Arts Center). INTERNATIONAL: Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados. EDUCATION: ten seasons Dance Africa Chicago training workshops with twenty companies of artists across the diaspora. Muhammad is interim Artistic Director of West Indian Dance Theater, serves as Adjunct Faculty of Dance at Governors State University, and has been a guest lecturer at Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University. Her work is Afro-Cultural dance as story and replication of historical, traditional, and customary lifestyles. Muhammad’s trajectory in the dance studio and on stage is to project history through dance and claim the power of healing. Her solo body of work, The Things We Carried/ Carry, is a movement monologue on narratives across the Diaspora.

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