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Seniors Amplify Their Art With Dance Companies

Students at Georgetown University have used dance to tell powerful stories, build confidence and take care of themselves on campus by passionately expressing themselves through the art form with groups such as Black Movements Dance Theatre and Rangila. This physical medium can become a way to let out energy, form[Read More…]

ALLISON HERR/THE HOYA | Black Movements Dance Theatre will open its upcoming spring showcase, “Jubilation!” next week on Feb. 15 and 16. The show, which will feature roughly nine pieces, seeks to examine the idea of joy through its various pieces as a departure from its previous, heavier shows. The captivating dances are a combination of student, faculty and guest choreography.

BMDT Explores Joy in Upcoming Show ‘Jubilation!’

Black Movements Dance Theatre’s upcoming performance is a captivating examination of the many shapes joy can take. The performance is a showcase of roughly nine dances — this number is subject to change by the time of the show — embodying the show’s name, “Jubilation!” Aliyah Williams (SFS ’20), student[Read More…]

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The title of Black Movement Dance Theater’s spring show “Defiance” was chosen to reflect the current state of the black community in the United States, and to emphasize the importance of empowerment. Student directors hope the show will facilitate dialogue.

BMDT Breaks Barriers Through Dance

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Georgetown’s Black Movements Dance Theater presents “Defiance,” the company’s final production for the 2016-17 season. The dance concert, “an exploratory journey of truth and celebration,” will take place at 8:00 p.m. from Feb. 24 to 25 at the Gonda Theater. The self-producing company has[Read More…]

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The Black Movement Dance Theatre is inspired by historical figures like Martin Luther King Jr. to create powerful themes and emotions.

Social Justice Inspires Dance Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas of individual and social truths are the inspiration for the Black Movements Dance Theatre’s upcoming show, entitled “Truth Be Told.” Encompassing themes of love, sadness, resistance and oppression, the BMDT dancers and collaborators tell the stories of personal and collective truths. “As dancers, as artists,[Read More…]

BMDT Dances With Soul

BMDT Dances With Soul

Black Movements Dance Theatre does not need words to tell stories. Founded 23 years ago by approximately 30 female students, BMDT aims to portray black traditions, values and experiences through dance. “Our values are passed down through the stories we tell,”BMDT Co-Director Princess Fuller (SFS ’13) said. The dance company’s repertoire ranges from jazz, ballet and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Campus Spotlight: Black Movements Dance Theatre

Campus Spotlight: Black Movements Dance Theatre

Black Movements Dance Theatre (BMDT) was established in 1981 by a group of black women who realized the need to bring a larger voice of black history to Georgetown University. The founders created a company dedicated to honoring, celebrating and sharing the truth of the African American experience. Three decades[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 0 comments The Guide