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Maia Maiden

Maia Maiden // Nov 19, 2016

Scientist by day, dancer by night, Maia Maiden has been a pillar in the dance community for over 20 years. Born and raised in South Minneapolis, she has studied all genres of dance primarily focusing on West African, Hip Hop, and Step.  Her work has been featured in Momentum: New Dance Works 2008, the Hip […]

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Erin Sharkey

Erin Sharkey // Nov 19, 2016

Erin Sharkey is a writer, producer, educator and graphic designer based in Minneapolis. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University and is, with Junauda Petrus, the co-founder of an experimental arts production company called Free Black Dirt. Erin has appeared in publications such as Walker Art Center’s Untitled and Paper Darts. Erin is a 2016/17 Loft […]

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Junauda Petrus

Junauda Petrus // Nov 19, 2016

Junauda Petrus is a creative activist, writer, playwright, and multi-dimensional performance artist who is Minneapolis-born, West-Indian descended, and African-sourced. Her work centers around Black wildness, Afro-futurism, ancestral healing, sweetness, spectacle and shimmer. She has received a Givens Foundation fellowship, Jerome Travel and Study grant, Many Voices Mentorship with the Playwright’s Center,  Naked Stages Residency at […]

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