Moroccan choreographer Hind Benali takes a journey of self-discovery in ‘Identity’

By Steve Sucato Moroccan-based dancer/choreographer Hind Benali’s new work,¬†Identity, began as a solo journey of self-discovery after the deaths of her two grandmothers in the same year. Both were of Algerian decent, and both lived with her. “All the traditional parts of my identity came from them,” Benali said recently by telephone from Washington, D.C., where the company was performing the work. “The question then … Continue reading Moroccan choreographer Hind Benali takes a journey of self-discovery in ‘Identity’