Discovery: DCDC’s BodyTalk
Apr 3, 2024
In this dance imagination of African American playwrights, award-winning choreographers draw inspiration from prominent works including Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse Of A Negro, Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls, August Wilson’s Fences, Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner.
Created and performed by the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.
Resource Guide coming soon!
Academic Standards Met
Fine Arts/Drama: 4.1RE; 4.3RE; 5.1RE; 6.1RE; 6.2RE; 6.7RE; 7.2RE; 7.3RE; 7.7RE; 8.4RE; HSi.1RE; HSii.1RE; HSiii.5RE; HSiv.3RE; HSiv.5RE
Fine Arts/Dance: 4.1RE; 4.3RE; 5.1RE; 6.3RE; 7.2RE; 7.5RE; 8.2RE; HSBEG.2RE; HSINT.1RE; HSINT.2RE; HSADV.1RE; HSADV.3RE; HSADV.4RE
National Core Arts Standards: TH:Re7.1.4; TH:Re7.1.5; TH:Re7.1.6; TH:Re7.1.7; TH:Re7.1.8; TH:Cn10.1.4; TH:Cn10.1.5; TH:Cn10.1.6; TH.Cn10.1.7; TH:Cn10.1.8; TH:Cn11.1.4; TH:Cn11.1.5; TH.Cn11.1.6; TH:Cn11.1.7; TH:Cn11.1.8; TH:Cn11.2.4; TH:Cn11.2.5; TH.Cn11.2.6; TH:Cn11.2.7; TH:Cn11.2.8 DA:Re7.1a.5; DA:Re7.1a.6; DA:Re7.1a.7; DA:Re8.1.4; DA:Re8.1.5; DA:Re8.1.6; DA:Re8.1.7; DA:Re8.1.8; DA:Re9.1.4; DA:Re9.1.5; DA:Re9.1.6; DA:Re9.1.7; DA:Re9.1.8; DA:Cn11.1.4; DA:Cn11.1.5; DA:Cn11.1.6; DA:Cn11.1.7; DA:Cn11.1.; DA:Cn10.1a.4; DA:Cn10.1a.5 DA:Cn10.1a.6; DA:Cn10.1a.7; DA:Cn10.1a.8
Best for grades 4-12.
We recognize that the heart of an arts organization will always be the people we bring together and experiences we share.
The 11:30 a.m. performance will be sign interpreted and/or audio described upon request. Please indicate your need for interpreted and/or audio description on your Discovery order form or let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance. Please understand that while we will make every effort to make reasonable accommodations, certain requests may not be able to be honored.
For detailed accessibility information, including seating, audio, and sign interpretation please visit our Accessibility page.
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