About sunday morning at 7    sunday morning at 7 is a year-long project that includes the initial developments of an educational tool with aims to inspire young people to continue pursuing careers in the theatrical arts. We aspire to bring dance to wider audiences by using the technology available (live-streaming and film) to make digital versions of our disco ballet  sanctuaries and fortresses  as vibrant as possible. We believe in the transformative power of collectively experiencing art and are determined to create accessible dance experiences that connect people to their inner voices and to each other.    listen to us    here    with Boyd Baker on Good Gracious Podcast    read about the work    here    with CC Calloway on Burnaway

sunday morning at 7

  About sunday morning at 7    sunday morning at 7 is a year-long project that includes the initial developments of an educational tool with aims to inspire young people to continue pursuing careers in the theatrical arts. We aspire to bring dance to wider audiences by using the technology available (live-streaming and film) to make digital versions of our disco ballet  sanctuaries and fortresses  as vibrant as possible. We believe in the transformative power of collectively experiencing art and are determined to create accessible dance experiences that connect people to their inner voices and to each other.    listen to us    here    with Boyd Baker on Good Gracious Podcast    read about the work    here    with CC Calloway on Burnaway

About sunday morning at 7

sunday morning at 7 is a year-long project that includes the initial developments of an educational tool with aims to inspire young people to continue pursuing careers in the theatrical arts. We aspire to bring dance to wider audiences by using the technology available (live-streaming and film) to make digital versions of our disco ballet sanctuaries and fortresses as vibrant as possible. We believe in the transformative power of collectively experiencing art and are determined to create accessible dance experiences that connect people to their inner voices and to each other.

listen to us here with Boyd Baker on Good Gracious Podcast

read about the work here with CC Calloway on Burnaway

   sanctuaries and fortresses  is the culmination of a year-long interest in the relevancy of myth making and the ancestral practice of gathering for collective listening in contemporary, mainstream culture. It is an investigation into the politics of sensuality, femininity in a myriad of forms, and the passing on of traditional methods of coping through the use of storytelling, disco! and the radical recontextualization of existing myth.    watch the 360 degree live-stream    here     OUR TEAM INCLUDES:

sanctuaries and fortresses is the culmination of a year-long interest in the relevancy of myth making and the ancestral practice of gathering for collective listening in contemporary, mainstream culture. It is an investigation into the politics of sensuality, femininity in a myriad of forms, and the passing on of traditional methods of coping through the use of storytelling, disco! and the radical recontextualization of existing myth.

watch the 360 degree live-stream here

OUR TEAM INCLUDES:

performer.

performer.

ruchi ahuja

performer.

performer.

sharon c. carelock

performer

performer

indya childs

performer.

performer.

jennifer cara clark

performer.

performer.

bella dorado

performer.

performer.

miriam golomb

performer.

performer.

christina kelly

performer.

performer.

rebekah pleasant

performer.

performer.

hez stalcup

costume artist and dressmaker.

costume artist and dressmaker.

marian austin

styling, make-up and hair.

styling, make-up and hair.

phaemonae

company manager.

company manager.

Erin Anastasia

lighting installation artist.

lighting installation artist.

jane foley

musician.

musician.

saira raza

sanctuaries and fortresses will feature music from Sister Sai's weighty and lush album, Extempore.

musician.

musician.

Chris Gravely

sanctuaries and fortresses features a moving and exuberant original soundtrack created by Chris. Visit him here to listen to his first album Life.

filmmaker.

filmmaker.

Lev Omelchenko.

Visit Lev here to learn about the film project based on sanctuaries and fortresses as part of sunday morning at 7's mission to bring theatrical dance to wider audiences. The striking images of a narrative dance film will translate the live work to the screen.

 

technical direction.

technical direction.

deigratia daniels

sanctuaries and fortresses is streamed live and also filmed with 360 degree cameras by deigratia. the 360 version will be included in the creation of a digital educational tool designed to shed light on the many jobs that go into theatrical performance. the tool will also include inspiring interviews from a few members of the sunday morning at 7 team.

 this program is partially funded by the city of atlanta mayors office of cultural affairs

this program is partially funded by the city of atlanta mayors office of cultural affairs

photos.

photos.

alan kimara dixon, paige mcfall, daley kappenman