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In a critical time for social justice, we need our spirits lifted more than ever. And for people of color living in this country, we need to see ourselves in every seat possible. theLAB by Artists of Color presents “it’s BIGGER than me", an experimental short film on the black experience during the pandemic. This self-produced, collaborative work involves all artists of color including actors, dancers, and vocalists. This work explores the complexities of our present moment and will present virtually from October 15th through the 25th.


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What is theLAB?

theLAB is an imaginative, experimental space where artists of color can openly create. We present everyday human stories as well as the taboos we don’t discuss.

Our mission is to be a vehicle for artists of color to share our stories in our own voices.  


Our Goal

As a result of the global pandemic, theLAB’s focus has expanded beyond a choreography showcase. We will return to the stage in a safer tomorrow.


We are now inspired to serve as a virtual platform for artists.

Our History

theLAB was founded in 2019 as a choreography series. We held dance workshops, presented five choreographers, and performed an evening length work by SGalberth. This was made possible by the CHiRP Residency at County Prep High School under the direction of

Heather Warfel.