Dance

How Cleo Parker Robinson conquered her fear of skiing and other confessions

Cleo Parker Robinson is a Denver institution. Her dance company is now in its fifth decade, and tonight will perform the long-forgotten Southland, which Katherine Dunham had danced more than sixty years ago.

This production should be a real revelation, but when we spoke with Cleo about the dance, we also asked her to reveal a few other things that her longtime fans might not know:

See also: - Cleo Parker Robinson resurrects Southland -- and the memory of Katherine Dunham - Cleo Parker Robinson wows the New York Times

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Kalen Deremo
Contact: Kalen Deremo