Alive & Kicking Program #71 – Homecoming #2 – Ron Brown
African-American choreographer/dancer Ron Brown is one of the rising stars of American Modern Dance. This program documents his return to Performance Space 122 in New York City in 2000, the theater where he launched his career, where he performed 2 solos specially for Charles Dennis’ feature length documentary film “Homecoming – A Celebration of 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122”. Featured in this program is Forgiveness, a collaboration with poet G. Winston Smith and Sole from his 1988 work “Better Days”. Also featured in the program are excerpts from two of his early works – a duet Feats & Therapy (1987) and two excerpts from his 1991 work Conversations in a Whisper as well as excerpts from an interview with the artist. Length: 26 minutes.