Boston-born choreographer Will Rawls returns for a performance collaboration with poet and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine. What Remains is an investigation of cultural violence and disappearance through movement, language, installation, and projection. Inspired by Rankine’s texts on racial violence—Citizen and Don’t Let Me Be LonelyWhat Remains explores hidden histories, broken tongues, and premature death in the lives of African Americans. Featuring performers Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste, Leslie Cuyjet, Jessica Pretty, and Tara Aisha Willis.


Support for the ICA’s 2018–19 Performance Season is provided by Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld, Ellen Poss, and The Boston Foundation. 

What Remains is a Summer Stages Dance @ the ICA/Boston project and is made possible, in part, with the support of Jane Karol and Howard Cooper, David Parker, The Aliad Fund, George and Ann Colony, and Stephanie and Leander McCormick-Goodhart. Additional support for Will Rawls’s residency came from the American Repertory Theater.

Access for Boston’s dance community is supported in part by the Pratt-Hall Fund.