Spectrum in Motion Celebrates the American Experience of People of Color 

Based in Hartford, CT, Spectrum in Motion Dance Theater Ensemble’s core mission is to provide equitable dance education for all. The company also aims to reflect the American experience of people of color through dance. 

Zydalis Bauer spoke with Olivia Ilano-Davis, Founder and Artistic Director, and Thulani Davis, Director of Programming, to learn more about the programs Spectrum in Motion offers and hear about some of their most recent productions. 

And more Western Mass stories tonight… 

Composer Avery Sharpe’s 400: An African American Musical Portrait combines music with archival photographs to chronicle 400 years of slavery in the US. 

Then, after a year of staying at home, COVID-19 restrictions are finally being lifted across the Commonwealth. Visit Egremont Village Inn and Barn and Moe’s Tavern in Berkshire County to see how people are adjusting to going out in a post-pandemic world. 

Finally, Out Now is the only organization focused on supporting queer youth in the Springfield area.Members of the organization join us to talk about the resources and programs Out Now offers and talk about how we can celebrate Pride year-round.