Help arts advocate and People’s Liberty
Project Grant recipient Quiera Levy-Smith celebrate the Black Dance is
Beautiful festival during a free performance featuring African-American
choreographers and dancers from four companies.
Providence, R.I.-based Everett Company
(formerly Everett Dance Theatre) wants to know how America has
transformed the “land of the free” into one of the most incarcerated
countries in the world, and what that means for those trapped in the
Aside from those who become marketable
marquee stars, it’s not all that common for dancers to find a
sustainable living in their art form. Or long-term romance. Or family.
It’s a hard-knock life, being a dancer.