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To study the rich traditions of Mrs. Katherine Dunham and Black Concert Dance and educate others about these legacies. It is also our mission to educate and instruct within the community, public and private school systems. Ultimately giving back to our community.

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Description

The Black Dance Collective is dance organization steeped in the rich traditions of Katherine Dunham, Pearl Primus, Alvin Ailey, Geoffrey Holder and other luminaries of the Black Concert Dance aesthetic. BDC provides a forum for the exploration of African-derived movement and culture within the context of American modern dance. Our mission is to perform, educate and instruct within various communities: academic, public and private collectively giving back to our society at large.

Category

Cultural

Organization Statement of Purpose

This statement will be used to describe what the organization is about to those looking for or at student organizations to join or work with.

The Black Dance Collective is dance organization steeped in the rich traditions of Katherine Dunham, Pearl Primus, Alvin Ailey, Geoffrey Holder and other luminaries of the Black Concert Dance aesthetic. BDC provides a forum for the exploration of African-derived movement and culture within the context of American modern dance. Our mission is to perform, educate and instruct within various communities: academic, public and privatecollectively giving back to our society at large.

Organization Status

Continuing

Sac State College Affiliation

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A&L

Membership Restrictions: Minimum GPA

2.0

Organization Email
Meeting Day(s)

Sundays

Meeting Time

2:00pm

Meeting Location

Shasta Hall, 132

Officer A Title

Officer A MUST BE the President or Primary Officer,

for Sport Clubs this is also the Sport Club Council Rep.

President

Officer A First Name

Laila

Officer B Title

Officer B MUST BE the Treasurer or like Financial Officer

Treasurer

Officer B First Name

Saida

Advisor Name

Advisors must be currently employed by Sacramento State full-time or part-time as a faculty member or a professional staff member classified as `Exempt' according to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Employees of Auxiliary Organizations are not eligible to serve as advisors of record to student organizations.

Bernard Brown

Advisor Title

Professor

Advisor Department

Theatre and Dance