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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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