Title: Tucson: STEP to the Rhythm, DANCE to the Rhythm, Dance Festival of So AZ
Location: Rincon/University HS Auditorium, 421 N Arcadia, Tucson
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Description: Twenty two dance artists from Arizona are gathering on one stage to present their “art” for the community of So AZ during this first Dance Festival of Southern Arizona held in Tucson Oct 19-20. We will be showcasing African, Salsa, Samba, Argentine Tango, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Percussive Movement Art — Step’s JUNK FUNK! There will even be a dance film by Flagstaff videographer Amanda Kapp.
BREAKING NEWS: Students from University High & Tucson High will perform the finale created special for them by LA guest choreographer Chad Michael Hall, Director of MULTIPLEX DANCE and Asst Professor at Univ of Cal/Irvine.
SPONSORS include Desert Diamond Casinos, Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, LaFrontera Tucson International Mariachi Conference, and DancInc. Advertisers are Air and Space Academy (Sahuarita), Pima Community College DANCE, Hirsh’s Shoes, CYT Theater for Kids, ZUZI! Dance, Reigning Cats & Dogs, Brianna Strawn Photography & Design, Colleen Kelly Beaman, Barbara “La Flamencista,” and Benjamin Supply.
Tickets available on www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/454652 or through one of the performing companies for their “fundraiser” or “cause.” They are discounted if bought in advance of the performance and sold online only through October 18, noon. General admission $15; $20 at the door. Kids under 12, seniors 65+ and military $10 in advance; $15 at the door. $10 for ADC, AzDEO members and Dance Festival registrants and their families.
To learn more about the Dance Festival of So AZ, the classes offered, the faculty, organizers, venues and more, go to www.azdancecoalition.org/dance-fest-soaz/. Questions, call gro.noitilaoCecnaDzAnull@anytsyrK or call 520-743-1349.
If you would like to be a sponsor or provide funds for scholarships to students in need, please contact Krystyna or DONATE (PayPal link) on the page listed above.
Start Time: 7:00
End Time: 10:00