Dear... Love, Sis
Original Collaborators

Conceived by

MK Abadoo and Judith Bauer

 

Creative Directors

MK Abadoo

 Judith Bauer

Torian Ugworgi

Choreography

MK Abadoo

Judith Bauer

Ella Abadoo and Performers

 

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

Dramaturgy

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,”

and

“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

 

Dedication

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.