A lyrical piece for 8 female dancers, of the students repertory company, will premiere on Thursday and Friday night at the @dancecenterccc.
Come see this new short piece exploring femininity as a life force connected to the Yoruba cultural fiction of #ìyàmiàjẹ
́. Furies of vengeance and fairness.
The costumes design follows an original imagination of the feminine pantheon of goddesses and avatars. ÌYÀMI in Yoruba cosmogony represent the feminine ancestral power and the mystical elements of women in its double aspect: protective and generous, but equally dangerous and destructive. Translated to mean "My Mysterious or Divine Mother." Signifying the biological and spiritual power of the woman that has myriad potential, including, but not limited to, powers of elemental, biological and artistic creation; healing; destruction; spiritual and physical development and fortification.