March 1, 2016 (Tuesday 10:15am)
Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman
Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Avenue, Chandler, Arizona
Matinees are available by reservations only through DDT. Cost: $5.00 Students, $5 Adults, Two free Chaperone/Teachers per group of 25 Students.
Desert Dance Theatre: 480-962-4584 or www.DesertDanceTheatre.org
“Students explore history through dance”
FROM RAISING ARIZONA KIDS
By Lynn Trimble | January 29, 2013
QUESTIONS? Contact Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org or call 480-962-4584.
January 29, 2015 (Thursday 7:00pm)
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Desert Dance Theatre presents “Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman” for its 23rd Season on January 29, 2015 at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ. The pre-show event opens at 6:00pm in the Foyer with vendors, entertainment and food. Food will be offered by South Chandler Self-Help Foundation to benefit their educational and community programs. The main stage presentation begins at 7:00pm, featuring special guest performance by Axe Capoeira Arizona (http://www.axecapoeira-az.com/) and other local performers. The main 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, Gregory Dansby. Community talent in the production will include dance students from local colleges, Chandler High School, 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 www.DesertDanceTheatre.org.
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