Meadows Prize Winner Introduces a Movement Through Performance

 

Scene from the Jawole Zollar Dance Workshop in the Taubman Atrium (Photo by Kim Leeson)
Scene from the Jawole Zollar Dance Workshop in the Taubman Atrium (Photo by Kim Leeson)

In 2014, the Meadows School of the Arts announced the recipient of its fifth annual Meadows Prize arts residency – choreographer Jawole (pronounced JAH-woe-lay) Willa Jo Zollar, the founder and artistic director of New York-based dance company Urban Bush Women (UBW). In February of 2015, Zollar brought her dance group to Meadows for an introduction. In one FACE (First Year-Arts Community Experience) class, The Urban Bush Women performed an interpretive introduction that is simply riveting.  Read more