For 2019, Blaktinx enters its 3rd season in Phoenix where we continue the mission of amplifying the work of Black and Latinx choreographers.
Under the direction of artist, Liliana Gomez, BlakTinx has flourished and has been a sold out success for the past two years. For 2019 we will open the application to residents beyond the Phoenix area to connect with more communities. Along with offering community dance classes that will be open to the public
BlakTinx Dance Festival Phoenix 2017 and 2018 was partially funded by a festival grant given by The Arizona Commission on the Arts.
BlakTinx would like to thank and acknowledge the growing network of
choreographers that have thrilled and challenged our audiences with their original works, they are;
Sydney Jackson &
Anthony James Kelly
Taimy Miranda &
Elisa Marie Reed
Aisha Badge & Stephen Tanner
Patty Huerta of Primera Generación Dance
Alicia-Lynn Nascimento Castro, Sydney Jackson
& Jenny Gerena
recognition and reviews
BlakTinx Phoenix has received much recognition and reviews by local and state wide publications; Phoenix Dance Observer, Phoenix New Times and Java Magazine Phx.
"....choreographers exploring the universal human experience and the complexities of life, punctuating the rich contributions that creatives of color make to the Phoenix arts landscape." Lynn Trimble, Phoenix NewTimes
Photographers: Audrey Pekela and Eduardo Robles