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Sketches: An evening of new dance work
Dogtown Dance Theatre
Richmond, VA
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Sketches: An evening of new dance work
CLAVES UNIDOS TM presents
Scetches
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W. 15th Street, Richmond VA 23224

TWO SHOWS: 3:00 pm AND 7:30 pm

If you can't make the show please consider backing our project through KICKSTARTER: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/334192561/sketches-an-evening-of-new-dance-work

Immigraphobia, choreographed by Annielille Gavino Kollman, is a dance work exploring little-known facets of immigration history in the United States of America. Taking into account the current and ongoing debates about immigration reform, Immigraphobia moves beyond racial and ethnic barriers and embraces the diversity that created America. Through dance, parody and physical theater, the production interprets actual immigrant accounts and landmark legislative reforms since the passing of the Naturalization Act of 1790. It is dedicated to the many immigrants, past and present, who paved a way to the 'land of the free and the home of the brave.'

Black Orpheus and the Mountain is a theatrical dance interpretation of the real life of, dancer, Meoleaeke Arebreane Jones, his near-fatal auto accident in 2006, and the out-of-body, spiritual vision he experienced while in a month-long coma as a result of the crash.  Jones' 'return' and rehabilitation are also represented in this production fusing Modern, Hip Hop, House and African-Caribbean styles to bare witness to a walking, dancing, human miracle. Conceived by CLAVES UNIDOS Artistic Director, Kevin LaMarr Jones, with choreography by LaWanda Raines and Meoleaeke Arebreane Jones himself, Black Orpheus and the Mountain will illustrate the joys, pains and lessons of living and dying to dance.

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Dogtown Dance Theatre (View)
109 West 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
United States


Categories

Arts > Dance

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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