The Ground Provision Movement
Winston A. Benons Jr. is the Artistic Director of The Ground Provision Movement, which is a project based dance theater company founded in 2003. They have presented work throughout New York City at the NuDance festival - Riverside Church, The Thelma Hill Project - LIU , Dance Theater Workshop, Local Produce Festival - Spoke The Hub, Dance New Amsterdam and a self produced showing at the South Oxford Space. They are continuing to develop repertoire and collaborate with other artists.
Winston is a vocalist (Bass/Baritone) working as a choir member and soloist for both The Riverside Church Inspirational Choir and the Park Avenue United Methodist Church. He has had the honor of performing with Alphonso Horne at Dizzy's Jazz Club in NYC, for social justice fundraisers bringing awareness to human trafficking, and opening night art gallery events.
Winston has been a cast member of several productions most recently "Voices Of Congo Square" where he danced and sang in both the St. Louis and New Orleans productions. He was also the lead in the original opera "Marshawn" about Marshawn McCarrel the social activist. He performed as a lead and ensemble cast in the liturgical musical "Lazarus" and as a chorus member in the operas "La Fille du Regiment" and "La Boheme."