About the artist
Iris Rosa, dancer, is a professor in the department of African American and African Diaspora Studies and Director of the African American Dance Company. Her specialties are teaching and choreography in the genres of contemporary, modern, jazz, and traditional dance. Tony Artis works as a freelance musician in Indianapolis and is an accomplished percussionist, drum maker, and bass guitarist. He has worked with dancers and theatres and presents workshops throughout the city and state.