Tag: Dyane Harvey-Salaam

Reyno

  REYNO by Dale Ricardo Shields   REYNO CRAYTON  His early death has left a hole in the New York’s Black Theatre community heart. “I miss you, Ole Friend.” Born 8/26/52 (Cleveland, Ohio) Death 6/27/90 (Cleveland, Ohio) An alumnus of Karamu House and Cleveland, Ohio native, Reyno Crayton was the founding member and Artistic Director …

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FRED BENJAMIN

FREDERICK CHARLES BENJAMIN by Dale Ricardo Shields   Page 1 – 8 Dancer – Choreographer { September 8, 1944  –  December 14, 2013 } Page 1 – 8 Fred Benjamin, an internationally known teacher of jazz dance who was also part of the creative wave of young Black modern-dance choreographers who came to prominence in the 1970s. …

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Louis Johnson

LOUIS  JOHNSON Dancer ~ Choreographer ~ Director ~ Professor   Legendary Artist 👑 by Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 of 10 Born: March 19, 1930, Statesville, NC Died: March 31, 2020 Louis Johnson was born on March 19, 1930, in Statesville, N.C., and grew up in Washington. He started out as an acrobat before being discovered by Doris Jones and Claire …

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Dyane Harvey-Salaam

Dyane Harvey-Salaam   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Page 1 – 8 Dyane Harvey-Salaam is a virtuoso performing artist, a founding member of Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, actress, dancer, educator, choreographer, and certified Pilates teacher. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Drama/Educator and works in the entertainment industry. “I am on a high like …

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