The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Dance Company creates healing spaces among students and faculty.

Dance Dialogue Series Aims to Create Healing Spaces

L. Joshua Jackson, Arts and Culture Editor
November 11, 2020
Semi-professional dance group Dance Diaspora will perform “Black Love: The Incarceration of the Spirit” this weekend, their last show before founder Adenike Sharpley’s retirement.

Sharpley’s Retirement Leaves Dance Diaspora’s Future Uncertain

Brendan Eprile, Staff writer
March 3, 2017
Conservatory jazz musicians and alumni play Horace Silver compositions to accompany Dance Diaspora’s performance. The show paid tribute to victims and survivors of recent police brutality and illustrated how jazz and vernacular dance serve as means of empowerment.

Dance Diaspora Perform to Horace Silver

Michelle Chu
October 9, 2015
College junior Maya Zeemont rehearses alongside fellow OSteel members. OSteel is currently part of the College’s new crowdfunding project, which offers student and faculty groups a way to fund their projects.

Oberlin College Launches Crowdfunding Website

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
October 10, 2014

‘My Miles’ to Marry Jazz Standards, African-American Dance

Liam McLean, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014
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