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Raise the Barre Series Step Afrika! Presented in partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xQYr6P_qBc "Exciting and brilliantly choreographed." - THE NEW YORK TIMES A joyful mixture of songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation make STEP AFRIKA! so much more than a dance concert. The thrilling company of dancers blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, traditional African dances and an array of contemporary dance [...]

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Sphinx Virtuosi Presented in partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9zl7mb_i-s "True to their name, the Sphinx Virtuosi call up the vision of an iconic mythological feline with its immeasurable power, unwavering command and soulful beauty." - THE WASHINGTON POST The Sphinx Virtuosi are the nation's most dynamic, exhilarating professional chamber orchestra dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in classical music. The exquisitely curated [...]

Broadway National Tour “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

  "PURE BLISS. An ebullient era in music! It gives the trailblazing songstress her rightful place in pop culture" - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna [...]

Raise the Barre Series Music from the Sole: ‘Partido’ Presented in partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btTXy46uZNo "Polyrhythmic groove and [...] light, quick mystery. Mr. Sandoval and his five dancers shared a loose athletic grace." - THE NEW YORK TIMES Blurring the line between a dance and music performance, PARTIDO explores the convergence of percussive dance and live music with contemporary urban styles in African-American and Afro-Brazilian culture. Inspired by Leonardo Sandoval’s experience [...]

“Cartography” Presented in partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBlEeEEk9Ss "Cartography explores a world alive with transitions and movement by characters speaking their minds; representing those often made purposely invisible by others...A wonder of theater-making." - DC METRO Inflatable rafts on the Mediterranean. Dark holds of cargo trucks. Family photos hidden carefully in a backpack. Hear the stories of young refugees when CARTOGRAPHY asks [...]

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Broadway National Tour “RENT”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBZeKOlYt6Q&t=1s "In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway... and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's Rent continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world." - BROADWAY WORLD   In 1996, Jonathan Larson's masterpiece transformed Broadway. Twenty [...]

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Pacifica Quartet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8OKaXmCgZ4 "...nothing short of phenomenal..." - THE TELEGRAPH Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and often-daring repertory choices, over the past twenty-five years the Pacifica Quartet has achieved international recognition as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. Their program of thoughtfully selected works features string quartets written by American female composers during the ratification [...]

Performance Notes: Toto Kisaku’s “Requiem For an Electric Chair”

Upon meeting Toto Kisaku two years ago, I was immediately struck by his artistry, personal story and humanity. His compelling story, combined with expertly honed theater craft makes for powerful performance. While we deeply regret we cannot all gather this week for “Requiem for An Electric Chair,” we’re pleased to announce we are rescheduling this [...]

Las Cafeteras

https://youtu.be/jzqank4QSIg “Live, they’re magnetic.” – Los Angeles Times Taking the music scene by storm with electric live performances that cross genres and musical borders, Las Cafeteras embodies a sound that represents a fusion between Spanish, African, and indigenous musical elements. Using traditional son jarocho instruments like the jarana, requinto, quijada (donkey jawbone) and tarima [...]

Raising the Barre Series Russian National Ballet: “The Sleeping Beauty” Family Friendly Time

Raise the Barre Series One of the most famous works of the classical ballet repertoire, The Sleeping Beauty is a sumptuous delight for all ages. Artistic Director Elena Radchenko – a legendary dancer of the Bolshoi – and her Russian National Ballet bring the timeless fairy tale to life with a company of 50 set [...]

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