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Memory Is Ritual: An Embodied Dance Featuring the North Carolina Central University Dance Company

Dancers from the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) dance program perform original choreography that explores rituals of lament, release, and hope. This event is an extension of The Beautiful Project’s installation at the NCMA, Memory Is Ritual: A Remembrance of Ourselves, part of the exhibition NC Artist Connections.

Performances take place at 11 am, noon, 2 pm, and 3 pm.

After each performance there will be a talkback, or informal discussion with the audience, with the chair of NCCU’s dance department, Dr. Kristi Vincent Johnson, and The Beautiful Project’s creative director, Khayla Deans.

  • 11 am talkback: moderated by Sandra Dubose, motivational speaker/performer
  • Noon talkback: moderated by Sandra Dubose
  • 2 pm talkback: moderated by Carly Prentis Jones, CEO of Artspace/performer
  • 3 pm talkback: moderated by Carly Prentis Jones


Oct 09, 2021


11:00 AM - 4:00 PM




East Building
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm

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