Choreography by: Ronald K. Brown
Music by: Staple Singers, Aretha Franklin, Wunmi
Costumes: Omotayo Wunmi Olaiya
Lighting by: Brenda Gray
Incidents is a work created from a collection of images inspired by several historical texts including Linda Brent’s Incident in the Life of a Slave Girl. The images in the work allude to residual physical manifestations and emotional responses that have helped to shape the character of woman of African Descent. The evening length dance, is also performed in excerpts, utilizes the music of The Staple Singers, Aretha Franklin, Wunmi Olaiya, Donny Hathaway and text by Mom Mabley, Anna Russell and Ronald K. Brown.
photo by: Ayodele Casel