Works

Current Repertory

For Love of Country...

An exploration of healing. "For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue."-- Garfield 1868. This contemporary dance performance grapples with the afro-future and our nation's aim to move forward. What does reconciliation look like?

 Fit The Description

A love letter to all who have been accused of being a suspect because of the color of their skin, their hairstyle, their spunk, their clothing style, the shape of their nose, the color of their teeth, how they laugh, who they worship, or where they eat lunch.

Touch My Hair? 

Inspired by Antonia Opiah's live art exhibit in Union Sq Park this piece explores the past and present day dialogue on the intimate act of hair touching, meditations  on "Black" hair and its affect on the psyche. 

Stand Your Ground

A dance exploration of fear, hate, and hope in the 21stcentury, it examines how fear of the Black body has evolved and manifests itself as of late. Driven by a DJ mixed soundscape  investigates what inner turmoil lies within a nation that elects a Black President and concurrently slaughters unarmed innocent men women and children such as Jonathan Ferrel, Renisha McBride, Jordan Davis and Michael Brown.

Venus

This piece is inspired by Sarah Baartman, also known as Hottentot Venus.

 

Strength of Submission

What Does it Take to Surrender? Who’s Really in Control? 

 

 

 

 

 

 Alexandra Joye Warren and JOYEMOVEMENT have presented work at...

Art+Dialogue, Greensboro College 2015

Trillium Performing Arts Festival, Lewisburg, WV 2015

La Femme Festival, Chicago, IL 2015

Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, University of North Carolina at Greensboro,  2015

Greensboro Fringe Festival, 2015

 Loose Leaves Festival, Charlotte, NC 2014

Emergence Festival, Durham Arts Council Theater, 2014

The Pearl, Brooklyn, NY 2011

Allentown Symphony Hall, Pennsylvania 2011

Solar One Festival, East River Manhattan 2008, 2009

Work and Show Festival, Tribeca Performing Arts Center,New York, NY  2008

The Dance Place, Washington, D.C. 2008