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PHILADELPHIA, PA: The International Association of Blacks in Dance Presents: TORCHBEARERS

PHILADELPHIA, PA: The International Association of Blacks in Dance Presents: TORCHBEARERS

Company:

The International Association of Blacks in Dance

Location:

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – Merriam Theater

Dates:

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:30pm

Tickets:

https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/201920/rentals/torchbearers/

Company:
The International Association of Blacks in Dance

Carrying the legacies of Black dance pioneers forward, these companies continue to forge ahead meeting high artistic standards through an array of dance forms and techniques while providing audiences with exceptional dance performances. A celebration of various styles, national dance companies will perform choreography that can be shared with audiences of all ages.

 

Featuring performances by:

  • Ballethnic Dance Company (Atlanta, GA)
  • B.MOORE DANCE (Dallas, TX)
  • Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (Denver, CO)
  • Collage Dance Collective (Memphis, TN)
  • Dallas Black Dance Theatre: Encore! (Dallas, TX)
  • Dance Iquail! (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (Chicago, IL)
  • Dissonance Dance Theatre (Washington, DC)
  • Eleone Dance Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Elisa Monte Dance (New York, NY)
  • Threads Dance Project (Golden Valley, MN)

 

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has partnered with Philadanco!, The Philadelphia Dance Company to bring the 32nd Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance to Philadelphia, PA in January 2020. During this conference, emerging, established, and legendary Black Dance companies from all over America will convene in the City of Brotherly Love for Then Now Next a one of a kind festival where dance lovers can experience over forty diverse companies and styles from January 15-18, 2020. This four-day conference and festival celebrates the brilliance of Black Dance companies while enhancing audiences’ understanding of Black Dance history and technique.

 

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