Who We Are With DBR: Tiffany Rea-Fisher
Who We Are with DBR

Tiffany Rea-Fisher

an artistic exchange with Daniel Bernard Roumain
January 26, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Hop Original season. This is an archived view.

Join artist-activists for their insights on this critical moment of pandemic and protest along with the premiere of their collaborative video work 8'46".

20/21 Hop Original

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Hosted by violinist, composer and Roth Distinguished Visiting Scholar Daniel Bernard Roumain, this compelling series features multidisciplinary artist-activists who have broken stereotypes and made history. Guest artists will discuss their experiences and the evolution of their work during this convergence of global health and social crises. Inspired by their conversation, Daniel and guests will create and share short performances together. In this episode, Daniel speaks with acclaimed dance-maker and arts leader Tiffany Rea-Fisher. The artists will premiere their new collaboration 8'46", a dance and music piece they created in response to the 8 minutes and 46 seconds during which George Floyd's neck was crushed. Watch 8'46" on YouTube >

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Programmed as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration, honoring those who exemplify "Hope and Action." For a full schedule of events visit www.dartmouth.edu/mlk

Episode 5: Tiffany Rea-Fisher

Tiffany Rea-Fisher is in her fifteenth year with NYC-based internationally acclaimed dance company Elisa Monte Dance and currently serves as the company's Artistic Director. Tiffany subscribes to the servant leadership model and uses disruption through inclusion as a way to influence her company's culture. In 2007, she was named Dance Magazine's On the Rise person. In the spring of 2018 Tiffany was awarded a citation from the City of New York for her cultural contributions. As a choreographer, Tiffany has been commissioned by Dance Theater of Harlem, Dallas Black Dance Theater, NYC'S Department of Transportation, Utah Repertory Theater and The National Gallery of Art in D.C. Tiffany has recently completed the National Art Strategies: Chief Executive Program as well as the APAP Leadership Fellows Program.

About Daniel Bernard Roumain

Daniel is known for his signature violin sounds infused with electronic, urban and African-American music influences. He has composed chamber, orchestral and operatic works and created large scale musical events for public spaces. He is also an Emmy winner for Outstanding Musical Composition for his collaborations with ESPN.  Daniel is one of the creators and performers of The Just and the Blind about the realities of incarcerated youth and their families, which performed at the Hop in January 2020.

Find out more about DBR's work on his website and learn more about his collaborations at Dartmouth.

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