Newsletter vol. 2 Winter 2017

Amazing News from Theatre of Movement!

Holiday Message

As 2017 comes to a close, we would like to wish everyone a joyful holiday season and a healthy new year.

With gratitude and sincerity, we want to thank you for your continued support of Theatre of Movement. 

In many ways, you are the reason why and how we continue to create challenging and relevant art. 

We had a very successful first year and look forward to even greater horizons in 2018!

Check out some of our events from 2017 that included international performances, gala events, and special guest artists Maurice Chestnut and Brooklyn Mack. 

2018 will be full of wonderful activities and this newsletter provides information so, mark your calendars!

Our Mission

Theatre of Movement brings socially relevant art to you! We are a performing and visual arts collective led by the artistic vision of Duane Cyrus. Theatre of Movement is committed to accessing and engaging audiences with a message that art is a vital part of our world. Theatre of Movement is a movement in itself with a visionary model for producing original and meaningful artworks while developing informed, empowered, and capable artists.

Our mission is to offer performances, community engagement, workshops, and cultural events in a range of artistic disciplines including dance, theatre, music, photography, and film. All the artists involved in Theatre of Movement practice professional development, and entrepreneurship skills-building in addition to in-depth study and delivery of their chosen art form. Theatre of Movement members also cultivate their strengths as mentors and teachers to pass the legacy of American culture on to the next generation.

Products: Performance, Photography & Film

Services: Workshops & Classes, Resources, Artist Development, Arts Education


(Additional info will be announced)

  • Feb 1, 8, 15, & 22––6:30-8;00pm Master class with guest instructor Clarice Young at Caldcleugh Cultural Center 1700 Orchard St. Greensboro.
  • Feb 14—Conversations with Community––Hero Complexities workshop for UNCG's African and African-American Diaspora Studies Program
  • Feb 16-18--Hero Complexities performs at Duke University for Conference on African Diasporic Dance
  • Feb 21—Hero Complexities performs at UNCG's Conference on African-American & African Diasporic Cultures and Experience
  • March 22 Ted Ex Performance at Van Dyke Space
  • April 4––An Evening with the Creative Class––An Evening with the Creative Class is a unique opportunity for the audience to get up close and personal with the talented artists that help drive the creative sector of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region. 
  • In an informal setting, audiences will learn about and experience a range of cultural topics, connect to artists, see examples of their work, and have an inspiring evening celebrating the arts!
  • Nov 7––An Evening with the Creative Class––(As above)



Hero Complexities (excerpt)

Excerpt from the evening-length performance of Hero Complexities by Duane Cyrus. This section features dancer Tyrell Simpson and poets Josephus III, Akiba Hausson Bird, and Jhonathn Hill

Support Theatre of Movement

We need your support! 

Our efforts to produce socially relevant work and serve as a bridge between communities while being a resource for artists come with considerable costs. 

Would you or someone you know be able to help make relevant art a reality? 

Click "Donate Here" to visit our fiscal sponsor, New York Live Arts and make a tax-deductible donation now: 


Please enjoy the following images of performances and events from our vibrant 2017 season. 

Theatre of Movement Artists and Collaborators

Click an image to access a scrollable list of artist biographies