The Rainbow is Enuf

Inspired by legendary playwright Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls..., The Rainbow is Enuf is a modern circus show illuminated by the experiences of people of color.  Using circus arts, dance, and original text, The Rainbow Is Enuf peers into the lives of six people of African descent as they share intimate stories of existing in a world shaped by patriarchy, sexism, racism and the community that grows from these shared experiences.

Choreography by Veronica Blair

Acrobatic Design by Chloé Farah


Funded by The Gerbode Foundation's Choreography Award and the San Francisco Arts Commission. With support from Zaccho Dance Theater and Circus Center San Francisco.

Presented in Brooklyn with support from the Brooklyn Arts Council.

Our show will take place at The Muse Brooklyn, 350 Moffat St, Brooklyn, NY 11237

on Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th at 8pm.

Click below to purchase tickets!

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Colored Grrls

2021                                             Film

Inspired by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf, COLORED GRRLs tells the stories of African-American women through circus, dance and original text. With unflinching honesty and emotion, each woman expresses her story using physical theater, Zoom, and circus.


Made possible by support from Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc., the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Black Arts Forward Artist Project Relief Fund, and the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre.

 
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A Monument for the Anxious and Hopeful

2018

A ritual performance created for the Rubin Museum culminating in a release of the patrons’ written anxieties from above during a daring display of aerial acrobatics to embody the possibilities of hope despite the existence of fear.

 
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Common Nonsense

2014

Heroes, Titans, and Gods wander the stage together to search for the Truth of their Existence. In combining the Ethereal works of humanity’s cultural heritage with the Corporeal nature of circus traversing Love, Chaos, and Ritual Sacrifice.

 
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Circle

2014

A duet for circus artist and beat boxer.  With no beginning and no end, our duet explores a relationship that continuously revolves and evolves. Circles within circles, on the ground and the air, in the sound and the silence. An expression, physically and vocally, of the divine infinite turning that relates to all of us.

 
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Shoop

2014

Created for Aerial Text Experiments 2015:100K Poets for Change, Shoop is a duet for lyra set to hip-hop lyrics read in our best NPR voices.