May 31, 2024
New York, NY
Time: 7:00PM
Venue: Ellen Stewart Theatre
Address: 66 East 4th Street
Zipcode: 10003
State: NY
Country: USA
Phone: 646-430-5374

Dancers Unlimited is a bi-coastal company in NYC and Hawai’i. The company creates authentic moveMEANT narratives through community engagement, creative collaboration and social justice work. This summer marks its 10th year creating work with and for the NYC community.The week’s events include Hula workshops with Kumu Hula ‘Auli’i Aweau from Oahu that culminate in a ho’ike (sharing) at the Ho’oulu Community Hula Performance.

The community performance features 4 Hula Halau, 2 Pacific Islander dance companies, and a land acknowledgement blessing by Red Hawk NativeAmerican Council. DU’s dancers will also be sharing its latest repertoire work, Edible Tales: Ho’okupu on June 1st with two performances. Edible Tales is a culmination of a 3-year creative process that centers community engagement to explore cultural heritage, social justice and sustainability through food-related topics.

Other event highlights include a film screening in partnership with Pacific Island Film Festival of NYC (Saturday, June 1st @ 4:30pm), and an open style battle honoring the company’s roots in the NYC street dance community (Sunday, June 2 @ 2pm).