Performing Arts - Dance | December 9 | 8 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Cal Performances
Innovative choreographer Camille A. Brown's BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play draws on the games little girls play to tell a story of black female empowerment. Brown uses African-American vernacular formssocial dancing, Double Dutch, hand-clapping games, ring shoutto explore the self-discovery and playfulness of childhood in a work the New York Times calls "by turns, clever and tender." Brown, a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, has created dances for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Urban Bush Women and is known for imaginative works that address issues of identity and social justice.