FIRE is a work-in-progress by ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company is a showcase by 3 queer people of color from various backgrounds and identities telling stories about their personal experiences with homophobia racism and other intersecting forms of oppression through dance, movement storytelling, spoken word, music, and projection.
created by ILL NANA DiverseCity Dance Company | dance artists Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, Jelani Ade-Lam and Kumari Giles
under the co-direction of Shaunga Tagore, Matthew Chin, Jacub Fernandes and Florence Heung a 45-minute workshop production of FIRE was recently presented at:
Mayworks Festival (May 2014) Development funded by Ontario Arts Council.
under the direction and dramaturgy of Gein Wong a 30-minute excerpt of FIRE was recently presented at:
Making a Stage for Our Stories Showcase (June 2013)
5 night sold out run at the 34th Rhubarb Festival (February 2013) : http://buddiesinbadtimes.com/rhubarb/fire/
a 5-minute excerpt of FIRE was presented at:
Fresh Blood Festival (March 2012)
The International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference (Jan 2012)