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Jonah Bokaer x Long Road Projects/Jacksonville Dance Theatre – Performance

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Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Long Road Projects (LRP), is pleased to present the world premiere of “Did I Remember” a new piece of choreography by international choreographer, media artist, and art-space developer Jonah Bokaer. This new work is the culmination of Bokaer’s multi-week residency with Long Road Projects in Jacksonville, Florida. This newly commissioned work will premiere and be performed by the city’s very own critically acclaimed professional modern dance company Jacksonville Dance Theatre.

Over the course of three multi-week visits to Long Road Projects, Jonah Bokaer conducted a series of research meetings and collaborations in Jacksonville, Florida. During his residency, Bokaer worked with members of the Jacksonville Dance Theatre on the creation of a new work entitled “Did I Remember”, inspired by the 1920’s jazz club Lenape Tavern housed within the former Genovar’s Hall. Located in the historic neighborhood and birthplace of American author, politician and early civil rights advocate James Weldon Johnson, LaVilla – Jacksonville’s first suburb – was the epicenter of the Jazz Age in northeast Florida and often hosted Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and later Ray Charles.

Unfortunately, with all of its history, the building and surrounding neighborhood succumbed to a period of decline and neglect. All that is left of the original structure are a few exterior brick walls held up by steel beams in an attempt to save the remnants. “Did I Remember” seeks to channel the histories and mythos of Genovar’s Hall and LaVilla through a modern dance choreography.

Tickets are limited. First come, Frst served. Please make sure to purchase your tickets early!


Long Road Projects is an artist residency program and edition publishing house. Co-Founders and art professionals Aaron Levi Garvey and Stevie Covart Garvey founded LRP in 2015 as a way to establish a positive, creative and transformative presence in the city of Jacksonville. LRP aims to serve as an integral platform for artistic experimentation, community engagement and education.


Jacksonville Dance Theatre Founded in 2012 and located in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville Dance Theatre is a contemporary modern dance company dedicated to creating and promoting excellence in the field of professional dance on local, national, and international stages. JDT is committed to creative innovation and exchange through choreographic projects, concert dance performance, movement intervention outreach, and dance education. We believe in providing sustainable opportunities for dance making, health and wellness, and community and cultural advancement

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