Please join Rainier Club members, and Spectrum Dance Theatre
special invitees on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 6:30 PM for what is
sure to be a fascinating evening as Rainier Club Fellow Donald Byrd
reads from his in-progress memoir, and joins in conversation and personal
reflection with Vivian
Phillips, Chair of Seattle Arts Commission.
four decades, master choreographer Donald Byrd has created innovative and
startling productions that explore the capacities of dancers’ bodies, the
complexities of Africanist aesthetics, and the ways theatrical dance can open
audiences to social change. Byrd is a TONY Award nominee (The
Color Purple) and Bessie Award winner (The Minstrel Show), and 2019 recipient
of the Doris Duke Artist Award.