Created and performed by Bienvenue Bazié and Jennifer Dallas
Music composed and performed by John MacLean and Bema "Balafon" Konaté
Costume design by Jennifer Dallas
Set design by Christopher Robin
Lighting Designer by Roelof Peter Snippe
Video by: Linnea Swan
"The pair has devised a rich choreography combining the tone variations of contemporary practice with the groundedness characteristic of most traditional African dances. They are both beautiful movers."
- The Dance Current, Kathleen M. Smith
Converse is an intimate journey and dialogue between creators of highly contrasting origins, gender, language and experience. Using three wooden benches Dallas and Bazié take the audience on a ride of discovery, osculating between trust and distrust with a constant air of play.