SISTER MOSES: The Story of Harriet Tubman

SISTER MOSES: The Story of Harriet Tubman






Saturday, February 23, 2013

Paradise Valley Community College, Center for the Performing Arts,
18401 North 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032

$15 adults; $12 seniors/staff; $10 military/student; $8 children
**An additional $2 ticketing fee applied to all tickets purchased at the box office 1 hour prior to the performance.

PVCC Box Office 602-787-7738 or

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Sister Moses Celebrates 21st Season!

Desert Dance Theatre presents “Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman” for its 21st Season on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts, 18401 North 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032.

The show will open with performances of Desert Dance Theatre repertory and songs of freedom by the Sister Moses choral ensemble. The featured performance of Sister Moses will follow after intermission.

“Sister Moses” is a beautiful story of a courageous woman’s determination to free her people from slavery through the Underground Railroad. She was one of America’s first liberated woman of color, who fought against all odds for the sake of freedom and equality. This powerful dance drama features Desert Dance Theatre with Renee Davis as Harriet Tubman, dramatic narration by Renee Morgan Brooks, African drumming and music direction by Step Raptis, accompaniment by a string quartet and traditional spirituals sung by a choral ensemble featuring baritone soloist, Greg Dansby. Community talent in the production including dance students from Paradise Valley Community College, Grand Canyon University, Bologna Elementary and other Chandler schools will perform along with the professional cast. “Sister Moses” promises to entertain and enlighten its audiences.

Desert Dance Theatre is a contemporary dance company known for its diverse modern dance repertory, interdisciplinary collaborations, and major thematic productions which address important historical as well as current issues.

Don’t miss this exciting performance of music, dance and drama!

Questions? For concert information contact Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to



“Students explore history through dance”


By Lynn Trimble | January 29, 2013