Monstah Black is known for his multi-dimensional funk drenched musical creations (audio/visuals/dance), blurring the lines of genre and gender. His aesthetic reflects pop culture of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. He’s performed internationally from Art Basil, Miami to Brazil, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, the New Media Performance Festival in Moscow and most recently the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City.
Awards include: The Tom Murrin Performance Award (Dixon Place), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, American Music Center Live Music for Dance Program, The District of Columbia Commission on The Arts and Humanities, Career Transitions for Dancers, Topaz Arts Center, NYSCA and Franklin Furnace Fund. He holds an MFA from Long Island University New Media Art and Performance Program. He was the 2013 guest mentor for the International Choreographers Residency at Dance Omi in Hudson Valley.
Upcoming: HYPERBOLIC! will be announcing workshops and auditions throughout Fall 2015.
Cotton + HYPERBOLIC! [Excerpt]
Friday, October 9