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Mickey D & The Savoy Swingers
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Tues. Nov. 17, 2015 at 7:30-On the panel of Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill at MoCADA, 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY. Get tickets today at
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Mickey Davidson

Mickey Davidson

Ms Davidson's performing experiences include affiliations with Sounds in Motion Dance Company, Norma Miller's Lindy Hoppers, Charles Cookie Cook, Savoy Swingers, Roots of Brazil, Okra Dance Co., Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, Sharon Freeman, Ahmed Abdullah, Jeanne Lee, Oliver Lake, Frankie Manning, the late Steve McCall and sculptor Ousmane Gueye, to name a few. Mickey Davidson is primary choreographer for her own company MICKEY D. & FRIENDS, a group of dancers and musicians, which explores and performs the interlocking relationship between music and dance. The company is currently touring "DANCE! RHYTHM! DANCE!” "JUBA,JUKIN AND JAZZIN", “MELLOW MOVES” and "SWINGIN’IN At the Savoy".

In Sept. 1993 Davidson became director of Okra Dance Company taking over the leadership from its' founding director Phillip Bond. Ms Davidson was one of three choreographers for the European Tour of the Broadway production of "Black and Blue". Ms D. set and maintained the Swing and Blues choreography inherited from Mr. Frankie Manning.

Mickey Davidson

Ms Davidson has enjoyed a collaborative relationship with poet/playwright Ms Ntozake Shange for over sixteen years. For the 20th Anniversary Production of "For Colored Girls” she won an Audelco Award for choreography under Ms Shanges’ direction. Mickey Davidson does numerous residencies for schools (PK-12th), community centers along with staff development workshops. Ms Davidson taught Jazz Dance and Tap as an Artist-in-Residence at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut for seven-teen years.




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