MOCRA Programs and Events
Consecrations: The Spiritual in Art in the TIme of AIDS
This opening reception for MOCRA's major group exhibition exploring the reality of HIV and AIDS from a spiritual perspective features dance performances by three outstanding artists. Each dancer will perform a solo work in honor of those who have died of AIDS or who are living with HIV or AIDS.
Saturday, October 15, 1994 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
free and open to the public
the dance performances begin at 6:00 p.m. and will be held in Xavier Theatre, directly across the John E. Connelly Mall from MOCRA
This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Missouri Arts Council.
is a former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He danced with the Ailey company for ten years, traveling around the world as a performer and teacher.
He spoke at MOCRA in 1993 as part of a panel discussion called "I Remember Alvin," in conjunction with the exhibition Body and Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
An update: Danny Clark died on August 8, 1997. His wife said of him, "He touched so many lives. He was so passionate about life and beauty and God. As a dancer, his body was blessed; it was a gift, and he was a gift."
Danny Clark dancing at the opening reception for
Consecrations: The Spiritual in Art in the Time of AIDS. Photo by Jeffrey Vaughn.
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