A Conversation with Ntozake Shange and Dianne McIntyre

Dance icon Dianne McIntyre’s choreography was amongst the primary influences on Shange’s development of the choreopoem. Shange writes of McIntyre’s dance, “No matter how the 20th century has denigrated the human body, the black people, the land, McIntyre’s choreography insists that living is arduous and remarkable” (“movement/ melody/ muscle/ meaning/ mcintyre”). In this conversation, these […]