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Friday Gala Concert at the Southern Vermont Dance Festival


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Jul 14 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday July 14th The Southern Vermont Dance Festival will present it's Friday Evening Gala Concert at 8:00pm at the Latchis Theater. This gala concert is chalk full of amazing choreography brought to us from artists that are all over the country. The evening will present local artists and artists from afar as well. This performance is perfect for those who would love an evening at the Theater to see some high level dance. This will be a full evening of dance presented on the Historic Latchis Stage. The Friday Gala is a WONDERFUL evening at the theater! Featuring incredible choreography and an enjoyable Silent Auction! Go out to dinner in one of our amazing restauraunts and then come see an evening of dance!

Friday evening SVDF hosts our second Concert of the season at the Latchis Theater on July 14th at 8pm at 50 Main St. This performance begins to bring to the stage a crew of dancers that have been on our stage in the years passed as well as new choreographers both emerging and well established professionals and local favorites. Welcoming back to the Latchis Stage, The Wonder Twins: Formerly toured with Bobby Brown and have danced on the stage with many of the music greats as well as touring their own breathtaking work, "To Hip Hop With Love". This evening performance will also Feature Billbob Brown's work, "El Muro Hermoso (the Beautiful Wall)”. El Muro Hermoso uses photos, maps, images, sounds, and movements from the existing Mexico-U.S. border wall, to convey the complexity of this issue. ! Billbob comes to us from Arizona, formerly from Hong Kong as Chair of the Hong Kong Performing Arts Academy and as Chair of the Dance Department at UMass Amherst. Also featured in the Friday Gala is a work by Desert Dance Theater, ""We're on the Move" (Excerpt from "FREE AT LAST: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.")" The Friday Gala is also featuring local artists, Toni Nagy and Cyndal Ellis with a work done to live music, Sophia Marx, with a stunning on pointe work that is beautiful and passionate and the festival Director, Brenda Lynn Siegel's own work that explores concepts of resisting and simultaneously being knocked down by the news events of today. Joining us from New York City is once again Alison Cook Beatty Dance and JP Dance Group, both bringing stunning works that will grab the audience with breath and intrigue. Work will also be shown by Maurice Fraga, coming to us from Virginia, his work takes us on a Raw Emotional Journey between these two women. Finally this performance welcomes back 4 year festival veteran, coming to us from LA. The Friday Gala shows a variety of Modern and Contemporary dance styles with interesting social themes as well as beautiful movement styles. Tickets to this performance are $18 Students/$24 general in advance and $24students/$28 general at the door.

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Latchis Theater
50 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT
United States
42° 51' 4.6584" N, 72° 33' 28.2924" W
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