Presenting a mixed bill of work exploring identity, spirituality and communication, Urban Jazz Dance Company will leave you mesmerised by their interweaving of American sign language and innovative dance. Raising awareness around Deaf issues via the performing arts and syncopation of urban jazz rhythms.
The company, featuring Deaf and hearing dancers, is led by award-winning African-American Deaf choreographer, Antoine Hunter, who has been featured in DeafLife Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine and has been featured on CCN’s The Great Big Story. Antoine will be joined by Zahna Simon, the company’s assistant director, together they are the driving force behind Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival.
Featuring ‘Kiss Louder’ and ‘The Silence’