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Watch Party & Discussion: Gabrielle McLeod, Detroit’s ‘Queen of Jit’

in conversation with Clare Croft and J'Sun Howard
Thursday, February 25, 2021
4:00-5:00 PM
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Daring Dances and the Center for World Performance Studies team up to premiere two short videos featuring Gabrielle McLeod, Detroit’s ‘Queen of Jit’. The watch party will start with a dance tutorial commissioned by Daring Dances as part of the "Daring Dances for Surviving and Thriving" series. After participants have had the chance to work up a sweat, and work out some footwork, we'll follow with a short video of curator Clare Croft interviewing Queen Gabby, created as part of the CWPS “Performing the Moment, Performing the Movement” series, and have an opportunity for Q&A with Clare Croft and Gabby McLeod, moderated CWPS Graduate Fellow J’Sun Howard.

An acclaimed dancer and choreographer from Detroit, Queen Gabby is an ambassador and tradition-bearer for her hometown dance style. She teaches, performs and competes internationally, and iis known throughout the Midwest for her amazing footwork.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: African American, Black History Month, Dance, Department Of American Culture, Detroit, Health & Wellness, Hip-hop, Interdisciplinary
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for World Performance Studies, Residential College, Department of Dance