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In ‘Mary, A Holiday Dansical’ Black Girls Dance reimagines Langston Hughes classic for the season

Nov 16, 2022


Voice of Change: Black Girls Dance to perform holiday 'dansical'

Dec. 19 2021

Black Girls Dance will perform a holiday 'dansical' on Dec. 19 at the Reva and David Logan Center.

Black Girls Dance Premieres Holiday Dansical MARY

Dec 18, 2021

Black Girls Dance, which empowers young women of color to pursue professional dance, presents the world premiere of Mary, a holiday "dansical" choreographed, written, and directed by Founder Erin Barnett.


Holiday performance focuses on story of Mary, aims to empower Black girls

Dec 18, 2021

CHICAGO — A new holiday performance premiering Sunday focuses on the story of Mary with a greater mission to empower Black girls through the gift of dance.

It’s the joy of the holiday season wrapped in effortless grace and the magic of movement. For Erin Barnett, a dance career has led her through New York City, Los Angeles and Las Vegas all before coming back home to Chicago.

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