Miami Herald: ‘Choreographers use dance to express messages about citizenship, identity’

‘Dance has often been used as a medium to criticize current society or to ask questions. In today’s world rife with racial tensions and immigration issues, choreographer Reggie Wilson’s latest work, “CITIZEN,” asks the question, “What does it mean to belong?”

At a panel discussion April 22 at HistoryMiami Museum, Wilson said identity could mean belonging to one racial or religious group or using one preferred pronoun or another. He told 30 attendees how he uses dance to address the issues of belonging, relying on body movement and sequences instead of using words to express his message.’

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