A portion of “Turf,” a duet section from Camille A. Brown’s “ink” that takes the dancers from boyhood innocence to teenagers protecting their turf to manhood.
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Camille A. Brown has stories to tell about black lives that go beyond stereotypes. “ink,” her newest dance, shows a growing trust in her own art.
Double Dutch requires athleticism, finesse and musicality. Lincoln Center honors its history and place in African-American culture.
“And Still You Must Swing,” by Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Derick K. Grant and Jason Samuels Smith, takes on a different kind of fervor after the recent shootings.
The award comes with a $25,000 cash prize and an engagement at the summer festival.
The musical, mostly forgotten since the 1940s, will be choreographed by Camille A. Brown for the Encores! series at City Center.
The award categories, which have been comically unwieldy in the past, followed a more simplified model adopted last year, with lots of nominees and lots of winners.
Ms. Brown explores the roots of the black female identity by transporting her dancers and audience to the playground.