Watch Denae at TEDxStanford May 11 @ 12:30 PST http://new.livestream.com/tedx/stanford
Denae Hannah, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, is a performance artist, social entrepreneur, and Artistic Director & CEO of Denae Dance Theatre. She received her B.A. in Drama from Stanford University and M.F.A. in Performance & Choreography from Florida State University. Ms. Hannah is a 2012 EMERGENYC artist with New York University’s Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics and a 2012-2013 Commissioned Artist at Stanford University. She is on Stanford's campus from February 10 - March 16 to teach choreography from her new dance comedy FIVE STAR CHICK. Her work will be performed for Parent's Weekend February 23 and for the Dance Division's winter dance concert "Performing Past, Fast Forward: The Body in 3D".
Founded in September 2012, Denae Dance Theatre is a performing arts company that seeks to spark conversations on culture through performance pieces that employ satire and the physical collision of pop culture with high art. Performances often address contemporary issues on race and gender . The company is also actively seeking new business models and practices for dance organizations through the "Dance Like a Start-up" project.