Home Made Me

Performers stand in a line during Home Made Me, a Nina Simone story, with a projection behind them.


Home Made Me: Nina Simone, Tryon, NC

Performed at the North Carolina Museum of Art, August 16, 2019.

In this experimental dance theater fantasy, interactive technologies drive a rendering of Nina Simone’s amazing journey from Tryon, NC to international musical icon. Created especially in celebration of the designation of the Simone homestead in the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The work combines spoken word, dance, and experimental interactive technologies to wonder at the many ways that Home Made Me for extraordinary artist Nina Simone.

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Featured Artists

Shireen Dickson

Quran Karriem

Monèt Noelle Marshall

Tristan Parks

Andrea Woods Valdés

Brittany Williams

Performed Live at the NC Museum of Art

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