Creative Matters: Reggie Wilson in Conversation with Tara Bynum

Feb 13, 2024

06:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Reggie Wilson is the artistic director and choreographer of Fist and Heel Performance Group. He is a graduate of New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1988, Larry Rhodes, Chair) and is an inaugural Doris Duke Artist. He has studied composition and been mentored by Phyllis Lamhut and performed and toured with Ohad Naharin before forming Fist and Heel. He has lectured, taught and conducted extended workshops and community projects throughout the U.S., Africa, Europe, and the Caribbean. 

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group will perform POWER, which considers how the Black Shaker communities in the early 1800s might have lived and worshiped, at Hancher on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17.

Tara Bynum, assistant professor of English and African American Studies, will join Wilson on stage to discuss his creative process and historical influences.

POWER at Hancher.

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