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The Rebellion: Modern Warfare

Rebel Arts Movement

Details

Categories: Theater, Circus, Dance, Art for Young Audiences (Kids Fringe)

Dates: September 23, 2023

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: Liberty Lands, Rebel Arts Movement

Overview

A circus performance highlighting the dangerous social issues that are impacting the Black community. As we continue to strive for the progression of Black people, how can we acknowledge and converse about the existing barriers within? The Rebellion is designed to encourage viewers to question and push against the dominance of these issues such as (Superwoman Syndrome – Hyper-independence & extra labor amongst Black Women , Gender Wars – Destructive debates about gender roles, Men Don’t Cry – how we encourage men to suppress emotions leading to mental health, and more!

Cannonball, produced by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, is the first and largest independent festival hub of the Philadelphia Fringe that presents risk-taking independent artists in back-to-back performances next to delicious lounge spaces, fostering creative collisions and community conversation.

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About the Artist

Rebel Arts Movement was founded in 2020 on the idea of providing accessibility to specialized movement including acrobatics, tumbling, and aerial arts. We are circus arts collective made up of Black dance artists and entertainers. Based in the Kensington area of Philadelphia, we strive make circus more accessibile to future performers and audiences. Our youth programs provide a space for the couch flipping kids and groom them into artists. Our performing company provides storytelling through the use of circus arts, touching on the issues that impacts the Black community. We value community, diversity, accessibility, and integrity. 

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