Bloodline Dance Theatre
The Bloodline Dance Theatre will be performing their featured ballet titled “Donny’s Love.” The ballet features the music of the late great Donny Hathaway and illustrates the freedom of loving without the notion of sexual identity and the idea of continuous freedom of love. The piece is choreographed by Lamont Joseph and Director Melvin Black.
About Bloodline Dance Theatre: Formerly known as Fierce Roots, Bloodline Dance Theatre was created by Lamont Joseph as a collective of the arts for emerging choreographers and dancers in Brooklyn. The company is comprised of five choreographers and over 20 dancers ranging from beginner to professional. The company focuses on creating ballets that are reflective of current times as well as historical and religious concepts. To date, the company has performed for several NYC public schools, The West Indian American Carnival Association, The Brooklyn Museum, The African Spirt Awards, St Paul’s Baptist Church, and is Residency at Medgar Evers College City University of New York.
About Lamont E. Joseph: Lamont E. Joseph is the Artistic Director and Founder of Bloodline Dance Theatre. The 2011 Ali Forney Center Honoree for his continued work in the LGBT community. He is also the founder of the first LGBT charter organization at Medgar Evers College titled “The Life Club.” He has taught at several New York City schools, including, Medgar Evers College Prep School, Manhattan Youth, PS 292, and PS 284. He has danced at Forces of Nature, Something Positive, Creative Outlet, Balance Dance Theatre, The Armani Dance and Drum Ensemble. His film credits include Nike, Vitamin Water, Dominoes, Ford, and ESPN.