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"The Rhythm Project"
The Rhythm Project is a process-oriented documentary experience that explores the relationship between rhythm and race as it exists for a diverse group of NYC and LA-based tap dancers. Using interviews and live class/rehearsal footage, I will be producing a series of 8 mini-documentaries, each featuring one dancer and his or her own unique set of ideas on this topic. These short films will provide the footage and material necessary for composing a full-length documentary exploring these ideas plus provide valuable research for use in my dissertation exploring the relationship between minstrelsy, tap, and representation in American performances of stage/screen.
Derick K. Grant-Lead Choreographer, Phase One
About the Production:
The first episode is online, fundraising happening now for future episodes.
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