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• Dancing While Black Fellow

Jade Charon Robertson


Jade Charon Robertson

Jade Charon is an Assistant Professor at Medgar Evers College, and groundbreaking intercessory artist, choreographer, and filmmaker whose work explores how dance can be used as a ministry to uplift people of color and heal all people. Charon's spirited and soulful movement style earned her the coveted Baba Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship at BAM where she studied in Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou and Ecole Des Sable in Senegal. Her dance film, Recharge, speaking directly to the racial dialogue happening in Black America, received critical acclaim when it premiered online in 2020. She was also awarded the 2022/2023 Bill T Jones/ New York Live Arts Fresh Tracks Artist Residency and the 2020 Hicks Choreographer Fellowship from the School of Jacob's Pillow. As a filmmaker, her work has been accepted and awarded in festivals such as the Cannes World Film Festival, and released a children’s book, “Gold: Made Just for You.”

Choreographer, Assistant Professor at Medgar Evers College

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