Giving the Spotlight to Raissa Simpson! BVOH is committed to amplifying the creativity/supporting the productions of progressive and visionary Black artists in San Francisco and the Bay Area. We would be remiss to not give a special spotlight to our very own Resident Artist, Raissa Simpson, Founder and Artistic Director of PUSH Dance Company.
Check out the interview above between Raissa and BVOH Production Manager, Z Perdomo, to learn more about PUSH, Raissa’s/PUSH’s relationship with BVOH and how that has been evolving and deepening over time, and of course, what we all want to know: how has the COVID-19 Pandemic affected PUSH and how has Raissa/PUSH navigated through the Shelter In Place order and the “artistic shutdown” that came from it.
Want to know a bit more about how the Raissa Simpson x PUSH Dance Co. x BVOH relationship came to be? Read this “Recap” by Raissa as she talks about the Codelining 2.0 project and what moved her to take BVOH up as an artistic partner.
To find out more about the work that Raissa and PUSH are doing, and learn about ways that you can support the work and help promote their creations please go to: www.pushdance.org!