On the Role of Art in Community and Creative Practice


WHEN April 16, 2024
5:30-7 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

Join artists Samar Haddad King (Artistic Director, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre) and Nathan Trice (Artistic Director, nathan trice/RITUALS Dance. Theater. Music) for a conversation moderated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa around the role of art in community. Their respective community-based performance and education programs have been seen throughout NYC and abroad over several decades, including a 2023 residency and performance season at NYU Abu Dhabi (Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre). You can view their work at these upcoming local NYC performances: The Recognizing Women Project – Nathan trice / RITUALS: Dance. Theatre. Music: March 29& 30th at Roulette in Brooklyn. Tickets and more information here. Gathering: New York City – Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre: June 20-22 at The Shed in Manhattan. Tickets and more information here.
  • Samar Haddad King, Artistic/Founding Director, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT)
  • Nathan Trice, Artistic Director, Choreographer, Anti-Racist Organizer, Inter-Spiritual Practitioner; Founder, nathan trice / RITUALS Dance. Theater. Music
Moderated by
  • Eva Yaa Asantewaa, Writer, Editor, Curator and Community Educator

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