For 2020, Blaktinx enters its 4th 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 three years.
BlakTinx Dance Festival Phoenix is 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;
Angelina Ramirez, Kyara Nycole, Martha Patty Hernandez Saray, Shaniece Brazwell, Steven Redondo, Hannah Victoria, Emigdio Arredondo of Tucson, AZ, Zarina Mendoza & Alicia-Lynn Nascimento Castro; Collaboration duet. Ashley Baker, Erik Canales Sydney Jackson, Jenny Gerena, Angel Castro, Felix Cruz, Malikah Fernandez, Jenny Gerena, RaShawn Hart, Reyna Montoya, Anthony James Kelly,
Taimy Miranda , Joan Rodriguez, Ruby Morales, Alexander Patrick, Elisa Marie Reed
Invited Los Angeles based choreographers are Bernard J. Brown and Alan Perez
Aisha Badge & Stephen Tanner, Alvin Rangel, Michelle Funderburk, Alfonso Cervera, Rosa Rodriguez-Frazier, Irvin Gonzalez, Patty Huerta of Primera Generación Dance
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