The African American Dance Company filmed a video promoting their upcoming trip to Beijing.
Amelia AADC Assistant Instructor First-year Ph.D. student, African American and African Diaspora Studies “I’ve had to explain to several people the relevance of AADC going to China and why we are doing an exchange with a Mining and Technology school —”what could you possibly be doing there?!” First of all, dance transcends all fields of… Read more »
1. It’s been a part of IU since 1974. The African American Dance Company (AADC) was the second ensemble to be founded within the African American Arts Institute (the IU Soul Revue was founded first in 1971). The Institute was Dr. Herman C. Hudson‘s vision to preserve and promote African American culture through performance, creative activity, education,… Read more »
“Live in the moment.” “Keep an open mind—especially when it comes to food.” “Always assume good will.” “Try to cultivate humanity.” As the 15 African American Dance Company students listened to these wise words during their final pre-departure meeting, it became real. We’re going to China. WE’RE GOING TO CHINA! Dr. Raymond Wise, who toured… Read more »