|Chita Rivera (L) and Graciela Danielle (R)|
Featuring a virtual ‘who’s who’ from the world of dance including Chita Rivera, Graciela Danielle, Andy Blankenbuehler, Warren Carlyle, Susan Stroman and more, the dance documentary Transmission: Roots To Branches does a deep dive into the history, lineage and future progressions of Jazz Dance.
“Don’t you feel wonderful when your spirit finally meets your body, and it turns into dance?”
“It’s not easy. But anything that’s good is not easy.”
– Broadway icon Chita Rivera
Featuring interviews and choreography from some of the worlds leading dance voices, Transmission aims to shine a light on Jazz Dance.
The film is still being shot and the creators are looking to raise funds for the next block of filming.
Head over to the official website for more info.
Watch the teaser below. It looks to be a fascinating film.