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Juan Michael Porter II

Juan Michael Porter II

Juan Michael Porter II is a dance and theatre writer based in New York City. He has contributed dance and theatre criticism to ColorLines, Dance Enthusiast, Time Out NY, Ballet Review, TDF Stages, HuffPost, Movement Research, and BroadwayWorld, where he is also the Managing Editor and Critic-in-Residence for Dance.

Latest by Juan Michael Porter II

Ricarrdo Valentine and Orlando Zane Hunter Jr. of BrotherHood Dance credit Ramy Mam
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What Happens When Black Gay Men With HIV Love and Dance in the Name of Brotherhood

After making a splash with 'how to survive a plague,' Orlando Zane Hunter Jr. and Ricarrdo Valentine create dance about the African diaspora with Brother(hood) Dance!

Pictured (l to r): Playwright Donja R. Love, director Stevie Walker-Webb, Production Stage Manager Jakob W. Plummer.
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New Play Seeks to Go Beyond the Statistics for Black Queer Men Living With HIV

HIV-positive black queer playwright Donja R. Love's new play, 'one in two,' brings the lives of HIV-positive men out of public health and onto the stage.