Donna News

Feature article about Donna Mejia in the December 12, 2012 Daily Camera Newspaper of Boulder, Colorado.

Most fun I’ve ever had with an interview, and how wonderful not to be edited in my responses!

http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_22233901/donna-mejia-tribal-fusion-transnational-dance-teacher-university-colorado-fulbright-association-selma-jeanne-cohen-award

Feature Article about Donna Mejia.  THANK  YOU to The Bellydance Chronicles, 2016 !

 Donna joins the Research and Development Team of the Bella Gaia project’s Origin Stories for presentation at the 2017 Conference on World Affairs at CU Boulder.

For more background and snapshots of this stunning project, please visit http://www.bellagaia.com/

 

 Feature Article about Donna Mejia on Canady’s Corner Blog (March 29, 2016).

http://www.canadyscorner.com/black-women/2016/3/29/donna-mejia-dancing-through-it-all.html

Public Statement by Select Professional Teachers in the Tribal Fusion Community regarding Tribal Fest: 

http://teachersunitedpublicstatement.tumblr.com/, … and, an opportunity to participate in healing and communal self-determination:  https://donnainthedance.wordpress.com/activism/

Press Review of Donna Mejia’s choreography and performance in 11 Reflections on September, Washinton, D.C. September 15, 2015, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: 

https://dcdancewatcher.wordpress.com/

Donna Mejia makes national news:

USA TODAY interviews Donna Mejia (February 2015) about images of African American Women in performance for their Black History Month Special Edition:  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/02/11/black-history-black-women/23266115/

Donna Mejia joins the New York City off-Broadway production 11 Reflections on September as lead choreographer and solo dancer for its three week run at La MaMa Theatre, April – May, 2015.

Poetry written, produced and performed by Andrea Assaf.  UPDATE:  11 Reflections on September just showcased at the Apollo Theatre as part of the WOW festival in June of 2015, and is headed to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. in September 2015!  More info and links on the way very soon!Music created & performed by Aida Shahghasemi, Tim O’Keefe & Salah Abdel Fattah.  Media production by Pramila Vasudevan.  Sound Design by Owen Henry & Keegan Fraley.  For more information, please visit http://art2action.org/eleven-reflections-on-september/, or http://art2action.org/donna-mejia/. Official Press Release:  Eleven Reflections-NYC Press Release.

Donna Mejia named “Honorary Captain” of the CU Boulder Women’s Basketball Team…

for her positive contributions to student athletes. Donna attended the Omni Hotel Championship Tournament on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  She received an autographed game ball center court at the start of the game, sat with the team on the sidelines and watched the Lady Buffaloes win in double overtime!

Feature article about Donna Mejia in December 2014 issue of Fuse Magazine…

an international  publication for the Tribal Fusion community.    Thank you for the lovely write-up Fuse! (Donna Mejia Featurette in December 2012 Fuse)

2014 Video interview with Donna Mejia by University of South Florida, Tampa: 

Donna Mejia directs 2014 digital studies initiative at CU Boulder:  The Viral Dance Colloquium

(http://cuboulderdance.wordpress.com/)

Donna Mejia presenting and teaching at University of South Florida for THIS Bridge: Arab, Middle Eastern & Muslim Artists 2014 Event Series 

(http://m.cltampa.com/artbreaker/archives/2014/09/03/this-bridge-a-two-year-connection-to-arab-and-islamic-arts-at-usf)

Feature Article on Donna Mejia in the October 30, 2014 edition of Tampa Bay CL:

http://cltampa.com/artbreaker/archives/2014/10/30/donna-mejia-brings-tribal-fusion-to-usf#.VFOfUueQyDp

Donna Mejia named one of the top ten “Mega Stars” by  the  African Asian Business and Cultural Exchange in 2011

http://africanasianbusinessandculturalexchange.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/donna-mejia/

Donna Mejia awarded the Fulbright Association Selma Jean Cohen Award for International Dance Scholarship, November, 2011:

http://www.fulbright.org/?page=cohen_mejia

Online Review of Donna Mejia’s Touring Lectures by “Ask Miss Bellydance”

http://askmissbellydance.com/tag/donna-mejia

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