Spectrum in Motion Dance Theater Ensemble, Inc is a BIPOC-owned and operated non-profit dance organization that celebrates People of Color and the American experience. Founded in 1982 by choreographer Olivia S Ilano Davis, Spectrum in Motion is singularly American in its method drawing from the integration of techniques from modern to ballet and traditional dance from the Global South, classical to contemporary, organic and somatic to our body intelligence.
Our Mission: Make Dances. Raise Dancers. Build Community and to present dance and develop equitable access to dance education for emerging artists and future leaders.
Our Vision: Everybody should be dancing. We are a place where all bodies, regardless of race, class, gender, age, ability, body type or experience is welcomed to dance.