wimmin@work 2024


February 12, 2024 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–– wimmin@work 2024

Press Contact/photos: Artistic Director – Andrea E. Woods Valdés: [email protected]

The Hayti Heritage Center and Souloworks/Andrea E. Woods Present

The 7 th Annual

wimmin@work 2024

A wimmin's herstory month celebration


at the Hayti Heritage Center

Join us for an afternoon of thought-provoking and spirit-moving performance of dance, original song and music,

theater, spoken word, story, and more.

Beautiful wimmin-made items for sale in the

lobby marketplace at 2 pm – show begins at 3 pm


Theater artist – Dorothy N. Clark, violinist – Sophia Gee, vocalist – Makeda Johnson, KT Dance Collective,

spoken word poet and Em Cee – Kimberly McCrae, writer/activist/herbalist – Alexis McKenney,

dancer/choreographer – Ife Presswood, dancer/poet – SevTheFairy,

and performance writer – Andrea E. Woods Valdés

The inaugural wimmin@work brave wimmin award

Honoring Toni K. Hall and Sadiyah Shakur-Saleem for their courageous work as wimmin illuminating our

community and our lives


wimmin@workshops 5-6 pm

Stay after the show and participate in a writing or dance wimmin@workshop free with the performance ticket

purchase. All are welcome to attend! ($10 w/o performance purchase)

My Own Words: Speaking Our Truths Our Way with Kimberly McCrae

-Maya Angelou said, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you. This wimmin@workshop encourages radical truth-telling and compassionate exploration of the self as an individual and part of our communities. Bring your own poetry, spoken word, and stories to work and share. 


Fem Grooves wimmin@workshop with Ife Presswood – an open-level movement workshop that explores possibilities of feminine expression and embodiment. Movers engage in basic Vouge Femme, Afro-Diasporic and Hip-Hop styles through choreography. All are welcome!

$10. Includes 3 PM performance and a 5 PM post-performance dance or writing wimmin@workshop for audience


Free for children under 12

SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2024 – 3 PM

at the Hayti Heritage Center

804 Old Fayetteville St

Durham, NC 27701

919-683-1709 www.hayti.org


wimmin@work is an interdisciplinary, intergenerational performance showcase celebrating wimmin’s herstory

month. Wimmin of all generations come together to acknowledge that we stand on the mighty and magnificent

shoulders of wimmin artists, educators, mentors, family, and friends. Let’s celebrate and share our creative

endeavors in the way we do best, by being wimmin@work!

Co-produced by Hayti Heritage Center and SOULOWORKS/Andrea E. Woods