Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

maura nguyen donohue

Second Advisor

Margaret Fuhrer

Academic Program Adviser

maura nguyen donohue


This paper examines Queering Blackness: Solo on a Theme of Reconciliation, a performance event that invokes movement, spoken text, projections and sound to explore the mechanisms of identity. Engaging performance, Black, queer and dance studies, the paper contextualizes cultural identity markers, towards an understanding of what it means to be Black, queer and male-assigned in Black spaces.



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