University of Michigan Dept. of Dance

3501 Dance Building, 1310 N University Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Skeleton Architecture artists Kayla Hamilton, Jasmine Hearn, Marya Wethers, and Leslie Parker. Photo by Erik Carter.


Experiments in Coalition intentionally brings together different communities around shared goals and intentions: artists and audiences, students of the University of Michigan and artists based in southeastern Michigan, and the artists of southeastern Michigan and their like-minded contemporaries across the U.S. We consider these "experiments in coalition," drawing on Black feminist and queer histories that acknowledge coalition as a community formation that brings together people of different backgrounds in ways that are never neat, but that are deeply necessary.