Title: Seremoni a
Choreographer: Clara Auguste
Or Collaborators: Alexandra Jean-Joseph & Solange Buon for the Brooklyn, NY Section
Performers: Clara Auguste, Camille Jay Cruz, Alexandra Jean-Joseph, Solange Buon, Madeline Nobida, Sharyn Richards
Music: Jean Menesky Magloire, Alexandra Jean-Joseph, Clara Auguste, Andreas-Foivos Apostolou, Tom McNalley
Composer: Andreas-Foivos Apostolou
Sound Designer: Andreas-Foivos Apostolou
Videographer: Imranda Ward, Garie Anderson Jr., Allison Chao, Jay Louis
Born in Haiti and raised in Miami, Florida, Clara Auguste is a choreographer and dance artist. She began dancing through Thomas Armour Youth Ballet’s outreach program in Little Haiti at the age of eight and received her bachelor’s degree in Dance from Hunter College in 2017. She has taught students both Yoga and dance at the Hebrew Educational Society, Sacred Heart School, and throughout one-day workshops for community members and students in Harlem and Bronx. Clara has worked with Jessica St. Vil-Ulysse/KaNu Dance Theater as a company member and on projects with Katelyn Halpern, Carmel Bernardo, Candace Thompson/Dance Caribbean Collective, Mikerline Pierre and others.
She has shown works at Brooklyn Arts Exchange, The Actor’s Fund Art’s Center Theatre, Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse and Blackbox, Triskelion Arts/WaxWorks, Judson Church, Green Space, BAAD Bronx, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Gibney Dance/Showdown, Danspace, and La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club.