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DDT (Chandler) SISTER MOSES: The Story of Harriet Tubman
January 29, 2015
Desert Dance Theatre presents SISTER MOSES: THE STORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Avenue, Chandler, on Thursday, January 29. Matinee 10:45 am ($5), Evening 7 pm (see below)
6 pm Pre-show Event – vendors, entertainment, and food by South Chandler Self-Help Foundation: BBQ chicken, potato salad, green salad, baked beans, banana pudding, etc, ranging from $6-$12.
7 pm Performance
$15 Adults, $12 Seniors, $10 Students, $8 Groups 10+
CCA Box Office 480-782-2680
$5 Matinee Performance: Thursday, January 29, 2015 (10:45am) Seating available by reservation only. Call 480-962-4584 for reservation information or go to http://desertdancetheatre.org/sister-moses/ to download reservation forms.
Questions? For concert information contact Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to www.DesertDanceTheatre.org.
Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman
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, Greg Dansby. Local talent, including individuals from the community as well as students from Bologna Elementary 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!
DESERT DANCE THEATRE
P.O. BOX 25332, TEMPE, ARIZONA 85285-5332
CONTACT: Lisa R. Chow, 480-962-4584
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