Cynthia Oliver

CYNTHIA OLIVER is an award-winning choreographer, performing artist, and scholar. Her choreographies excavate the complicated nature of contemporary blackness in Afro-Caribbean and African American cultural production. She is Professor of dance at the University of Illinois, where she is also Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Humanities, Arts and Related Fields. Her choreographic work Virago-Man Dem premiered at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival in October 2017.

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