Past Events



Past Events

Drone Dances Part I

Work-in-process performance of Drone Dances event Marcus White in collaboration with Grisha Coleman and SMOCA

April 2017


Come As You Are

‘Bodies on the Line’ panel discussion exploring intersections of dance, race, gender expression, and sexuality; vogue workshops; and the Lavender Ball.

April 2017



Knight Arts Gathering at DanceUSA Conference

Creative Director Marcus White selected to amongst the cohort of artists to discuss national initiatives and programs to support dance artists, companies, and institutions





Moving 24 FPS @ Cinetopia Film Festival

Moving 24 FPS Project Co-Directors Marcus White and Carlos Funn invited to talk about the design of choreography for the camera as a part of ‘Design of Cinematic Arts’ gathering

June 2017


Moving24 FPS: Detroit

Moving 24fps Project in partnership with Carlos Funn/Funn Foto
May 18-21, 2017

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Moving 24 FPS -Richmond (POSTPONED to 2018)

Moving 24fps Project in partnership with Carlos Funn/Funn Foto
August 2017




White Werx Michigan Residency – ‘The Passages Project’

White Werx in creative residency during the month of July and August in Detroit. Teaching residency and creating new work at Eastern Michigan University.

Arizona High School Dance Festival

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Feb 27, 2017



DDCF_LOGO 2015Dance Film Fest! at DDCF

August 25th-26th
Detroit Metropolitan YMCA Boll Theatre
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ARTLAB J in partnership with Marcus White/White Werx, will curate a Dance Film Fest within the DDCF. The Dance Film Fest will feature works by choreographers and filmmakers who are interested in working at the intersection of film and movementSelected films will be shown August 25th-26th at 6:00pm at the YMCA Boll Theatre.


  Resilience the Tidal Wave – Creative Residency and Public Performance

Copy of Seiche_ScottLipiec12July 22, 2016
Downtown Detroit

10-day creative residency with Detroit-based collaborators aimed to address ‘who has access to water’.  This residency and performance is a module of ‘Resilience: The Tidal Wave’
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313-to-213 Choreography Expo

April 2nd 2016
Screening of ‘subMERGE: a dance scene for camera’
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Moving with Detroit: Innovative Ideas in Dance Audience Engagement and 2016 Moving with Detroit Magazine Launch

April 8th
Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave
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This special networking event for the Michigan dance community includes presentations from regional and national dance companies, presenters and foundations that are doing innovative work in audience engagement, and will be followed by a reception and launch party for the 2016 edition of Moving with Detroit magazine.


Dances Made for Camera: Dance Shorts

April 16th
Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave
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Guest curator Marcus White (Marcus White/White Werx) in partnership with Dance Films Association presents the ‘Shorts Program’ as a part of Dances Made for Camera film series. The program features seven iconic dance shorts from filmmakers and choreographers from the United States who have transformed the field of dance for camera. (Duration: 1 h 26 minutes)




Detroit Metropolitan YMCA
April 22nd
REGENERATION explores themes of revival and renewal through the lens of 28 different artists hailing from 6 states over the course of 2 days. Come see MWWW duet work ‘Seiche’, a performance work from ‘Resilience: The Tidal Wave’ project.

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‘Seiche’ at On Site/In Sight

Winston-Salem, NC
May 5-7

Organized by Blakeney Bullock, Cara Hagan, Julianne Harper, Jessie Laurita-Spanglet, Caitlyn Swett, and Helen Simoneau, On Site /In Sight will include movement classes, pop-up, rooftop, and courtyard performances, as well site-specific works throughout Winston-Salem’s downtown.

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Dances Made for Camera: The First 30 Years of American Screendance

March 19th 2016
Detroit Film Theatre

University of Montana

February 2016
Marcus White/White Werx in Residence

Moving with Detroit: Creating Sustainability in the Performing Arts

Program Curator
January 30th 2015
Light Box
Detroit, MI
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Penn State- Altoona

Fall 2015
Marcus White/White Werx in Residence
Integrative Arts

Seiche (Work-in-Progress)

Detroit Revival Project
November 13 2015
2120 Russell Street
Detroit, MI
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September 2015
Marcus White/White Werx in Residence
with a Collage Concert performance September 11th

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    White Werx is a movement-driven performance company based in Detroit, MI. White Werx serves as a bridge to center professional performance that connects diverse communities around innovative cultural ideas.