Green Festival Speakers

Amara Tabor-Smith



Amara Tabor-Smith is an Oakland based choreographer/dancer/artivist. She is the former associate artistic director and company member with The Urban Bush Women dance company based in NYC. She is the Artistic Director of Deep Waters Dance Theater; an Oakland, Ca. based dance company founded in 2006 committed to creating work that addresses issues of race, discrimination, spirituality, cultural identity and the environment. Most recently she created an interactive dance theater work titled, Our Daily Bread that celebrates food, the folklore of our food traditions and addresses issues of sustainability in our eating practices. Our Daily Bread will reopen at CounterPULSE theater in November 2012. Amara is currently a lecturer of dance in the Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Department at UC Berkeley.