“This is a momentous occasion for Crimson Clay Dance Business and our Artistic Director & CEO, Vershawn Sanders-Ward. The pandemic influenced our lives, our business and communities and Red Clay Dance Company was not exempt.
Losing our dance home at the Chicago Park District through COVID-19 was devastating. But it did not halt Vershawn from relocating forward. The untiring inspiration to supply a residence for Purple Clay Dance Enterprise and Academy led Vershawn to do something numerous would not have finished and that was to develop a different space in the course of a time that was dire.
Certainly, it was not straightforward but it was worth it. Now our students have a house for their dance courses and academics, personnel, and dancers can proceed to work and grasp their craft.
When a person doorway closes an additional a person will open up. I am so happy to be a aspect of this event,” mentioned Catrina Franklin Board Chair
● Red Clay Dance Business
WHEN & Where by:
● Monday, July 12, 2021, at 11a
808 E. 63rd St
Chicago, IL 60637
“This is a desire occur correct and 13-yrs in the making. I envisioned a place for my dance organization from day a person, and now we can proceed to establish the cultural treasure that we aspire to be for Chicago! As the business approaches its 13th Birthday on July 23rd, we are prepared to welcome dance artists and dance fans from around the globe, as perfectly as the remarkable village of Purple Clay Dance Organization into our new home- a heart for excellence providing the most effective in African Diaspora dance! I am overjoyed!,” said Inventive Director & CEO, Vershawn Sanders-Ward.
Members of the media are invited to attend and can immediate any inquiries to Taroue Brooks by emailing [email protected]
Crimson Clay Dance Organization is a Black, feminine-led, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt for-purpose corporation that awakens “Glocal” Artivism as a result of developing, carrying out, and teaching dances of the African Diaspora.
Brooks and Taylor