Donald Byrd's Spectrum Dance Theater FREE Communit…

Presented by Threads Dance Project, The Ordway, and SoulTouch Productions

Lundstrum Performing Arts

1617 N. 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55411


Past performances

Monday, December 4 6:30 pm
  • Free performance
Thursday, December 7 9:00 am
  • Free performance
Thursday, December 7 6:30 pm
  • Free performance

Threads Dance Project is collaborating with the Ordway and Soultouch Productions through the Taking Our Place Centerstage initiative to illuminate the interconnectedness of dance and the racial identity through personal narrative and collective experience.


The American History of Race
Mon, Dec.4, 6:30-8pm
Threads will perform excerpts from The Secrets of Slave Songs. Participate in a discussion with dancers and Artistic Director Karen L. Charles.

Open Master Class with Donald Byrd
Thur, Dec.7, 9-11am
Int, adv, & professional level dancers, ages 15+
Advance registration required: 651.282.3115

Rap on the Intersection of Dance & Race
Thur, Dec.7, 6:30-8pm
Join us for a community conversation exploring the intersection of dance and racial/ethnic identity. Moderated by Karen L. Charles, the panel includes Spectrum Dance Theater’s Donald Byrd and Nia-Amina Minor; local artists Michel Kouakou, Karla Nweje, Marciano Silva dos Santos, and Rosy Simas.