Carmen de Lavallade
This intimate portrait of dance icon and actress Carmen de Lavallade spans an unparalleled six-decade career working with luminaries Lena Horne, Harry Belafonte, Josephine Baker, Alvin Ailey, and many others. In the N.Y. Premiere of Ms. de Lavallade’s solo performance, poignant movement, film, and storytelling weave an unforgettable memoir about her venerable life on stage.
As I Remember It was developed by Ms. de Lavallade during two residencies at BAC in collaboration with director Joe Grifasi and co-writer/dramaturg Talvin Wilks. The production features lighting design by James F. Ingalls, video design by Maya Ciarrocchi, set design by Mimi Lien, sound design by Christopher J. Bailey, costume design by Esther Arroyo, and music by Jane Ira Bloom.
This presentation of As I Remember It was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project.
Generous support provided by Jeremy Smith.