The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) — Harlem’s nationally acclaimed social justice, youth development, and education organization — will honor legendary dance choreographer Bill T. Jones, civil rights litigator Debo Adegbile, and TV producer and Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond at its 15th Annual VOICES Gala in New York City on May 21 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, it announced today. The annual charity gala, which raises critical funds for Bro/Sis’ life-changing education programs and support services, will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist and ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts. For more information and to support Bro/Sis’s life-changing programs through the purchase of tickets or sponsorships, visit: https://brotherhood-sistersol.org Bill T. Jones will receive Bro/Sis’s Frida Kahlo Award for Innovative Creativity. One of the leading choreographers in America, Jones has received a 1994 MacArthur “Genius” Award, the 2003 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, the 2005 Wexner Prize, the 2005 Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the 1993 Dance Magazine Award, among others. His recent foray into off-Broadway theater (The Seven) earned him a 2006 Lucille Lortel Award, while his choreography for Spring Awakening was awarded a 2007 Tony Award as well as an Obie Award for the show’s 2006 off-Broadway run. Jones and Arnie Zane launched onto the scene as the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company in 1983 with the premiere of Intuitive Momentum with Max Roach at BAM. Read full article from Broadway World Here.
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol To Honor Legendary Choreographer Bill T. Jones
Apr 9, 2019