Exhibition Program: "Tracing the Light” Dance Performance

Two dancers, a man and a woman in yellow pants and top, pose mid-movement against a red cement wall.
Photo by Brian Harris.


Join us for a contemporary dance performance from Nancy Havlik's Dance Performance Group with accompanying music by Miles Spicer and Yaya Patterson. The performance will feature a new poem by poet Regie Cabico. This new production of music, poetry and dance was conceived by choreographer Nancy Havlik in response to Anne Lindberg’s immersive installation what color is divine light? The performers use sound, the movement of their bodies, and the space around the installation to explore the notion of suspension and luminous floating. 

About the Installation

Contemporary artist Anne Lindberg’s immersive installation what color is divine light? transforms light and thread into a site for contemplation and reflection on connections with ourselves, communities and individual conceptions of the divine. A series of programs within the gallery bring community members together for shared experiences designed to foster understanding and transcendence. Learn more about the installation

About Nancy Havlik's Dance Performance Group

Choreographer Nancy Havlik’s work has been performed for the past 25 years by her Dance Performance Group at diverse performance venues throughout the D.C. area, including Rhizome, Dance Place, Vis Arts/Rockville, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Atlas Performing Arts Center and Dupont Underground, as well as at Joyce Soho and the Constructions Company in New York. In Ballet-Dance Magazine, writer Carmel Morgan called Havlik’s choreography “gloriously beautiful to behold.” About Nancy Havlik's Dance Performance Group

About Regie Cabico

Regie Cabico is the first Asian American Poet and openly queer poet to win the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and is a 3 Time National Poetry Slam Finalist. His work has appeared on TEDx Talk, HBO's Def Poetry Jam, NPR’s Snap Judgement. His collection of poetry, A Rabbit in Search of a Rolex, is forthcoming from Day Eight Press.

How to Participate

This program is free and will take place in person at the museum. Space is limited, so please register online to reserve your spot.