Performance/Dance For The Camera//Interviews/Articles
See a 7-minute trailer Grace May B. Brown
18 Minute Excerpt of The Amazing Adventures of Grace May B. Brown
Original Premiere, Joyce Theater Altogether Different series, NYC
featuring Philip Hamilton/Vocalscapes
NC Museum of History slideshow
Kumble Theater, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Dancers: Naoko Morita, Rohiatu SIby,
Candace Thompson, Kendra Ross and Andrea E. Woods
I Got Wings/SOULOWORKS
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
Duke University Dance Program November Dances Concert 2015
Duke Modern Repertory Class Fall 2015
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.
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
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 dance for the camera installation work from Andrea E. Woods Valdés.
Dancer - Claire Fefer, Women's voices courtesy of Duke University Dance Program
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
Interview by Tia Hannah - Tia Time with Artists Podcast (scroll down) Woods Valdés discusses being inspired by her family, her roots in dance, and her work as a Black artist.
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
Duke University Chronicle interview Andrea E. Woods Valdés brings guests to re-stage "Power/Full" by Bill. Jones - http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2016/09/shayla-vie-jenkins
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