Dance Performance: Jean Apollon Dance Trope

Dance Performance: Jean Apollon Dance Trope Fernandez Terrace

Based in Boston, the Jean Apollon Dance Troupe (JAE) is a Haitian contemporary dance company directed by Jean Appolon. Combining modern technique and Haitian folkloric dance, JAE brings a new artistic vernacular to its audiences. JAE fulfills its mission to preserve Haitian folkloric culture while constantly enlivening the artform in a way that is vital, accessible, inspiring, and educational. The company has been showcased in major arts venues globally and continues to share its artistry in accessible, inclusive ways through free performances in locations like city parks and community spaces. As part of the Clark’s celebration of French Caribbean culture, JAE combines drumming and Haitian folkloric dance in this performance, in celebration of the Guillaume Lethière and Kathia St. Hilaire exhibitions.
Free. For accessibility concerns, call 413 549 0524. Bring a picnic and your own seating. Rain moves the performance to August 18 at 4 pm.
Image courtesy of the Jean Apollon Dance Troupe