may, 2024

08may7:00 pm8:30 pmJourney on the A Train: A Jacob Lawrence Story

Event Details

Journey on the A Train: A Jacob Lawrence Story is an original dance performance created by poet Alice Lovelace and artistic director Dana Marie Lupton, in collaboration with Moving in the Spirit teaching artists and dancers ages 5-18.

Inspired by the life of extraordinary painter, Jacob LawrenceJourney on the A Train shines a light on 13-year-old Jacob during the Harlem Renaissance as he ignites his artistic passion and pays tribute to the vibrant places, people, and artists who challenge him to create his unique voice.

Join us as dancers become bold tempera, choreographed with brushes of powerful history to create a stunning human canvas.

Featuring poetry by Alice Lovelace and narration by Malcolm Hasan Davis, with Nicholas Norwood and Chris Shepard portraying young Jacob Lawrence.


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Rialto Center for the Arts

80 Forsyth St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303