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Closure1.jpg. BOOM5.jpg. BOOM4.jpg. BOOM3.jpg. Draftwork2.jpg. draftwork.jpg . BOOM2.jpg. BOOM.jpg. Cynthia Oliver. "I want to get dirty, acknowledge demons, hail the angels, tell secrets, question and celebrate conflicted, complicated, glorious lives fully lived." About · Works · Press · Statement · Scholarship.

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Cynthia Oliver is a Bronx born, Virgin Island reared, award winning choreographer and performance artist. Her ongoing research is in the areas of intersection between contemporary dance, feminism, black popular culture and the expressive performances of Africans in the diaspora, with an emphasis on the performance in ...

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Professor and Graduate Director Cynthia Oliver joined the Dance at Illinois faculty in August 2000. She is a former dancer with numerous companies, including the David...

www.danceplace.org/performances/cynthia-oliver-co-dance-theatre-2/2018-01-21

Virago-Man Dem is an evening-length, dance theater work by Cynthia Oliver navigating black masculinities. Oliver seeks to dismantle the term virago, which references characteristically male behaviors and female cultural transgressions. A nuanced study in Caribbean and African American masculinity, this stirring work is ...

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Cynthia Oliver creates performance collages that move from dance to word to sound and back again toward an eclectic and provocative dance theatre. A Bronx born, Virgin Island reared performer, she incorporates the textures of Caribbean performance with African, and American, aesthetic sensibilities. She has been ...

www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Choreographer-Cynthia-Oliver-World-Premiere-Virago-Man-Dem-BAM

Oct 23, 2017 ... Choreographer Cynthia Oliver on the World Premiere Virago-Man Dem at BAM, " They all toss and tumble masculinity and wring it out so that by show's end, the trajectory of each individuals' notion (including that of the audience) of masculinity has been thrown into question," says Oliver.

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Jun 14, 2017 ... from her residency at MANCC at Florida State University during the development of Virago-Man Dem special thanks to the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography…

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Oct 31, 2017 ... Choreographer Cynthia Oliver's COCo. Dance Theatre makes its Chicago debut at the Dance Center of Columbia College Nov. 2-4 with "Virago-Man Dem," a questioning of what black masculinity means, and why.

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Jul 22, 2016 ... MANCC Residency: May 22 - June 6, 2016 Collaborators in Residence: Duane Cyrus, Jonathon Gonzalez, Niall Jones and Shamar Watt [performers], Jason Finkelman [composer],…