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African American Dance Tradition

Updated: Aug 15, 2023

4/21/2019, 10:40 a.m.

White Bird presents the Portland debut of Philadelphia’s premiere dance company, Philadanco, a group dedicated to preserving the African American dance tradition, on Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. the Schnitzer Concert Hall. Philadanco was founded in 1970 by Joan Myers Brown, one of America’s most influential dance figures and the founder of the International Association of Blacks in Dance in 1991.


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