2012 Recipients of the VSA Playwright Discovery Award of the Kennedy Center
Middle and high school students express their world view and examine how disability affects their life as well as the lives of others. The evening features concert readings of excerpts from Mr. Pan & Neverland by Samantha Brown (Brooklyn, New York); To the Beat of a Funeral March by Catherine Caffera (Fairport, New York); Life is Jazz by Bradley Hildebrandt (Elkhorn, Nebraska); and Dominoes by Christian Mincks (Colonial Heights, Virginia). Part of the 11th Annual Page-to-Stage festival.
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Target Family Night: Learn choreography from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s most iconic work, Revelations. Master Teacher for Arts in Education and former dancer with the Alvin Ailey company, Nasha Thomas, teaches excerpts from the sections “I've Been 'Buked,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Rocka My Soul.” This is a beginner level class.
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