MEDIA LINKS

Performance/Dance For The Camera//Interviews/Articles

 

PERFORMANCE VIDEOS

 

See a 7-minute trailer Grace May B. Brown 

 

18 Minute Excerpt of The Amazing Adventures of Grace May B. Brown

 

Lagos Lullaby 

Original Premiere, Joyce Theater Altogether Different series, NYC

featuring Philip Hamilton/Vocalscapes 

 

NC Museum of History slideshow 

At The Soul Level/ SOULOWORKS Black History Month Program

 

i got wings

Kumble Theater, Brooklyn, NY  2009

Dancers: Naoko Morita, Rohiatu SIby,

Candace Thompson, Kendra Ross and Andrea E. Woods

I Got Wings/SOULOWORKS

 

Mirada Ritmica/Rhythmic Gaze 2011

Premiered in the Ark Studio Duke University. 

Dancers: Danika Manso-Brown, Christianna Barnett Murphy, 

Kristin Taylor, and Andrea E. Woods. Live Music: Shana Tucker and Josh Stohl

Original Poetry by: Joan Francisco Valdés Santos

Video Production: Andrea E. Woods, filmed in Cuba

 

In Memoria/Amazing

Duke University Dance Program November Dances Concert 2015
Duke Modern Repertory Class Fall 2015

 

This Is What I Heard 

2011Premiere, 12:35, Duke University Students

Music: Randy Weston

Dancers:  Alanna Ahlers, Nnenna Bodden, Ellen Brown, Claire Fefer, 

Katie Gaddis, Danika Manso-Brown, Jennifer Margono and Aubrey Rho

 

"No one can make the soul dance unless the soul itself is inclined to dance."

            -Hazrat Inayat Khan, The Music of Life

* This Dance takes its title from the very first lines of the Lotus Sutra.

 

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DANCE FOR THE CAMERA WORKS

Her Body of Critical Theory- 2-minute videodance created as a contribution to the Tiny Choreographies as/in/of Critical Theoryfinal group project for Experiments in Critical Theory taught by Rosemary Candelario at Texas Women’s University

Blue In Tunisia/Dance In A Window 2002

Video Production Andrea E. Woods, Music by Randy Weston 

 

Up in Here by Kristin Bedford Feb. 2013 (Originally presented with live music)

Dance/Choreography – Andrea E. Woods Valdés

Madrugada/Breaking Day -1 minute videodance

music/video production/performance by WoodsValdés

new moon sister

New dance for the camera installation work from Andrea E. Woods Valdés.  

Dancer - Claire Fefer, Women's voices courtesy of Duke University Dance Program

 

The Weary Blues 2010

Choreographer/Director/Producer – Andrea E. Woods, Dancer – Tony Johnson

Poem – Langston Hughes 1923, Music - Randy Weston

Created as a learning tool for children in the Philadelphia Public School system.  This project was produced by Toi McNeil Ford as a young people’s introduction to the Harlem Renaissance.

 

 

INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES

Andrea E. Woods Valdés interview w/ Shayla-Vie Jenkins at Duke

Duke Today video interview Shayla-Vie Jenkins re-staging "Power/Full" by Bill T. Jones

​  ​https://today.duke.edu/2016/10/body-body-duke-students-learn-dance-legend

Duke University Chronicle interview Andrea E. Woods Valdés brings guest to re-stage "Power/Full"  by Bill. Jones -  http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2016/09/shayla-vie-jenkins

 

Attitude The Dancer's Magazine

Woods has written several articles:

Pushing Back:  Bill T. Jones and Anne Bogart Combine Forces To Reimagine

  The Rite Of Spring Vol.25, p. 77

 

• Nanigi On The Horizon:  Garifuna Settlement Day in Dangriga, Beliz

 

• Sacred Survival:  Orisha Dance And The Ring Shout, Performative Symbols Of African Retentions In The New World  Vol. 25 #1, Spring 2012, p.11

 

• Saturday At The Rumba: A Photo-Poem Vol. 24 No.4 Winter 2011

 

The Presence Of The Past:  Reveling The Eloquence Of Dancer Matt Turney

 

A Step Is A Statement: Katherine Dunham And The Power Of Culture To Transform The Heart

 

Photo:Steve Schreiber