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FOOTLIGHTS: PHILADANCO, Dance by African American Choreographers

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 6:30pm to Thu, 02/21/2013 - 7:30pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Around the world, Philadanco is celebrated for its innovation, creativity, artistic integrity, and superbly trained dancers. The company’s repertoire has included the works of world-renowned choreographers such as Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (Urban Bush Women), Ron K. Brown (Evidence), and, most recently, Rennie Harris (Rennie Harris Puremovement). The Thursday Performance Series will include Harris’s new ballet, Wake Up, in which the dancers trade their slippers for sneakers. This festive sortie into the birth and evolution of hip-hop also serves as a reminder to wake up to life before it is gone.
Tuesday Family Series $13 ($10 member/student); Thursday Performance Series $27 ($22 member/student)