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Renee Davis as Harriet Tubman

Renee Davis as Harriet Tubman

Title: Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman
Location: Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert, AZ
Description: Desert Dance Theatre is in its 31st season in Arizona. This also marks our 18th Anniversary for “Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman.” Sister Moses has been performed in theater and school venues in Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. Several thousands of audience members of all ages and backgrounds have attended these performances during the past seasons.

This incredible story is about a courageous woman of color, who fought against many odds to free her people from slavery through the Underground Railroad. The production blends dance with live music and narration. Our featured cast of over 20 performers include:

∗ Renee Davis (as Harriet Tubman)
∗ Renee Morgan Brooks (as the Voice of Harriet Tubman)
∗ Dancers and Performers from Desert Dance Theatre, Schools and Community
∗ String Sounds (String Quartet)
∗ Step Raptis (African Drumming and Percussion)
∗ An Ensemble of Spiritual Singers

Sister Moses promises to be educational, artistic, inspiring and uplifting.


Date: February 11, 2010

Times: 9:45am and 11:30am

Cost: $4.00 Students, $5.00 Adults (2 Free Chaperones per 25 students)

Reservation forms available at under Events, then Sister Moses or call 480-962-4584 for information.


Date: February 12, 2010

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $15 Adult, $12 Senior, $10 Student, Friends of Desert Dance Theatre (DDT), and Arizona Dance Coalition (ADC).

Tickets available at HCPA website for Friday evening show.