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Dear... Love, Sis
Original Collaborators

Conceived by

MK Abadoo and Judith Bauer


Creative Directors

MK Abadoo

 Judith Bauer

Torian Ugworgi


MK Abadoo

Judith Bauer

Ella Abadoo and Performers



Ella Abadoo

MK Abadoo

Judith Bauer

Olamina McGregor-Young Spivey

Paloma McGregor


“The Ruth Monologue” by Elizabeth Andrews Zitelli


Video Design and Editing

Torian Ugworgi

Vocalist and Sound Design

Be Steadwell


Khalid Yaya Long

Rehearsal Assistant

Keola Jones


Special Thanks 

Toni Cade Bambara

Aishah Shahidah Simmons

Alexis Pauline Gumbs (and the Sistorians)

Adrienne Maree Brown

Dance Exchange

Virginia Commonwealth University Institute of Inclusion, Inquiry

Regina Bowden

Robin and Michael Jones

The shores of Ayay (St.Croix, USVI).  


For more on Sistering

The Black Woman: an Anthology and The Salt Eaters by Toni Cade Bambara; “Sister is a Verb: Clarifications from Sistorians,”


“Sister is a Verb: Aishah Shahidah Simmons,” by Alelexis Pauline Gumbs, in Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, written and gathered by Adrienne Maree Brown



This is for those who’ve shown us what sistering is,


Aarav Gandhi

Norah Bowden

Olamina Mcgregor-Young Spivey

Christine Wyatt

Michelle Bowden 

Renuka Gandhi

Khalid Long

Kayla Hamilton

Bimbola Akinbola

Samantha Speis

Alexis Owusu

Tricia Homer

Griselda Solomon-Rodriguez

Paloma McGregor

Gesel Mason

Regina Bowden

Meredith Higgins

In memory of

Benita Bobo and Phyllis Madachy,

resting eternally in sweet peace and ancestral power. 

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