Soul Project’s Truth and Beauty May 11 – 19, 2023 For every journey in life, there is a season. A season for bliss, a season for change, a season to mourn, and a season to bloom. Directed & Choreographed by Candace Brown
Early Bird tickets end Sat, April 15
Dancers: Niki Saludez, Skye Jackson-Williams, Mia Ortiz, Nicole Cardona, LJ Bologna, Leah Faircloth, Andrew Mulet, Kati Simon, Masumi Kayabashi, Jay Mills, Hamly Tavarez, Dan Santiago Musicians: Ishanathan and Avi Stage Manager: Marc Nuñez
Well-respected dancer, teacher, and choreographer Candace Brown has been faculty across the US and internationally. Industry credits include Janet Jackson, Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae “X-Factor,” Jennifer Hudson, Nicole Scherzinger, Gwen Stefani, and more.
Truth and Beauty is commissioned by Dixon Place with support from Mellon Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Jerome Robbins Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts w/support from the Governor’s office & the NY State Legislature.
Malini is a native New Yorker who has been involved in the arts for her entire life. She's served the theatre in many aspects of which she's very proud – actress, director, producer, stage manager, costume designer, prop designer, theatre reviewer, publicist and most recently writer/monologist. She received her BA in Theatre Arts and English Literature from Baruch College and her MFA in Directing from the Actors Studio Drama School. In 2003, Malini and her husband, Ian, created Black Henna Productions with a handful of innovative artists. Every member of the company collaborates on every piece, either writing, acting, directing, designing, or filling any other role that fit their own personal skills with a commitment to bring new, exciting, and challenging theatre to the world. She is an associate member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women. Malini received the Woman of Distinction Award for her contribution to Media, Arts and Culture from the City of New York in 2008. She is also a Person of Godspell which ran at Circle in the Square on Broadway from 2011-2012.
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