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 Post subject: Reggie Wilson
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2002 7:48 am 

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Anna Kisselgoff writes:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>The raw and the tender lie deep in the experimental choreography that Reggie Wilson creates with such freshness in his view of the African diaspora.<P>Usually his company's programs begin with "Introduction," a solo in which he speaks of his interest in rituals shared by some black Protestant churches in Africa, the Caribbean and the United States.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="" TARGET=_blank><B>Click for More</B></A><BR>

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 Post subject: Re: Reggie Wilson
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2003 6:20 am 

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'Black Burlesque': All Sophistication
By Sarah Kaufman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, November 11, 2003; Page C04
Judging from the title he's given his new production, "Black Burlesque (revisited)," choreographer Reggie Wilson wants prospective ticket buyers to think: Girlie show. Low comedy. Cootch dancing by people of color.
Thankfully, he delivers quite a different package. Bringing his New York-based Fist & Heel Performance Group together with the Zimbabwean a cappella group Black Umfolosi and dancers from the company of Trinidad's Noble Douglas, Wilson has created a lush, reverential display of African-derived music and dance.

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