Open Spectrum: Ballroom Has Something to Say: Lecture/Performance/Competition

Nov 10, 5 & 7 PM

@New York Live Arts Theater

$15 (advanced) / $20 (at door) for panel + ball

Open Spectrum: Ballroom Has Something to Say: Lecture/Performance/Competition

 

Presented as part of Open Spectrum: Ballroom Has Something to Say

5 PM Ballroom: Trans Sounds of Black Freedom
A Lecture / Performance / Discussion exploring the history of the House | Ballroom community as a Black Trans-Womanist theological discourse, a freedom movement, and its spiritual formation responses to race, class, sexuality, and gender oppression. This event examines how a community reimagines itself through Performance, Fashion, and Intentional Kinship.

7 PM The Category is Vogue Fem (OTA)
Curated by Michael Roberson (theologian, public health practitioner, activist, leader within the LGBTQ and House | Ballroom community, and advisor for the TV show Pose) and presented in partnership with House Lives Matter and the Arbert Santana Ballroom Freedom and Free School Project.


Open Spectrum provides a space for community dialogue on the most vital issues facing our community today, engaging participants in active listening, constructive discourse and action planning.

Support for Open Spectrum is generously provided by Partners for New Performance