Nora Chipaumire’s ‘Miriam’ an exploration of Icons and Identities

Nora Chipaumire in Miriam. Photo by Antoine Tempe. By Steve Sucato Nora Chipaumire’s Miriam is the third dance work in the Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s current season to explore the idea of public versus private identities. But Miriam approaches the subject differently than did idiosynCrazy Productions’ Private Places and Kate Watson-Wallace/anonymous bodies’ Mash Up Body. Conceived, choreographed and performed by the award-winning Chipaumire, along with dancer Okwui Okpokwasili, Miriam makes its Pittsburgh premiere April 19 and … Continue reading Nora Chipaumire’s ‘Miriam’ an exploration of Icons and Identities