WATER

(1999)

 

Choreography: Ronald K. Brown

Music: Sweet Honey in the Rock

Philip Hamilton

Traditional music from Benin

 

Text Written and Performed by: Cheryl Boyce Taylor

Costume Design: Omotayo Wunmi Olaiya

Lighting Design: Brenda Gray

 

Water is comprised of images of violence, rituals of initiation and healing. Water aims to heal a community from self-inflicted injuries in preparation for the shift requires to properly focus their warrior natures.

photo by: Ernesto Mancebo