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[PRESS] Neema Dance Collective to Showcase Black Excellence and Culture through Spring Dance Concert

Updated: Jul 31, 2023


May 25, 2023


Mariah Oates

Neema Dance Collective to Showcase Black Excellence and Culture through Spring Dance Concert, Soul

The interactive and inspiring performance will pay homage to the legacy of Soul music

[WASHINGTON, DC] – On June 11, 2023, Neema Dance Collective will be showcasing their Soul spring dance concert in their first-ever performance at the illustrious Howard University, one of the most notable HBCUs in the nation. The concert, which will take place from 1PM and 5 PM in Howard’s Cramton Auditorium, will be a culmination of emotional and intellectual choreography dedicated to Soul music. With a cast of more than 250 dancers, Soul is sure to capture audience members of all ages with exciting, interactive, performances and tributes that are a clear representation of African American culture.

I’m super excited to present this year’s spring dance concert, Soul,” says Grace Johnson-Wright, CEO of Neema Dance Collective. “Our organization is full of young artists who are looking forward to presenting a spectacular and interactive dance concert that displays their talents and technique while paying homage to Soul music.”

Neema Dance Collective (NDC) is a performance-based dance studio and company of local dance students, professional, and pre-professional dancers that study and perform a variety of dance styles. Focusing on exhibiting impeccable technique and outstanding performance quality, Neema Dance Collective uplifts, inspires, and molds rising professional dancers.

With Soul being the company’s first show at Howard University, affectionately known as the “Home of Excellence in Truth and Service,” Neema Dance Collective aims to demonstrate Black excellence through an original and captivating dance performance.

As we continue to break barriers in the entertainment industry, we want our youth to know and feel that Black dance is Black excellence,” says Johnson-Wright. “The community that we’ve curated especially for them has their backs on and off the stage.”

To purchase Soul tickets online, please click here. For more details about Neema Dance Collective, visit


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