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Velocity Dance Festival 2013 - Washington DC


Velocity Dance Festival 2013 - Washington DC

Gin Dance Company

Photo courtesy of Velocity Dance Festival
The Velocity Dance Festival, sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities highlights the folk traditions of the world through live music and dance. The 2013 event merges the DanceDC Festival and Velocity DC into one event produced by a variety of leading arts organizations in the Washington, DC region. Performances will be held at various locations throughout Washington DC and are FREE and open to the public. VelocityDC is presented in a fast-paced gala format of movement and music, hip-hop and spoken word.

Dates and Times: October 10-12, 2013
Thursday, 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 p.m.
Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m

Main stage evening performances are preceded by the RAMP!-to-Velocity series 90 minutes before curtain time in the Forum, an intimate space on the lower level of Sidney Harman Hall. Hosted by dancer and teacher Peter DiMuro, RAMP! brings up-and-coming young dancers, established choreographers and audiences together in an informal setting, encouraging dialog about the creation and performance of dance.

Shakespeare Theatre Company
Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC

Tickets: $18, available at www.velocitydc.org

2013 Main Stage Performers

AirBorne!DC - Heartstrings!
Capitol Movement, Inc. - They Don't Care About Us
CityDance Conservatory - Carnaval
ClancyWorks Dance Company - Benchmarks
Dissonance Dance Theatre - Ostrich Dance by Assadata Dafora
S.J. Ewing and Dancers - Jeff, Andy and the Business of Art
Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company - Flamenco/Flamenca – Tangos
Gin Dance Company - Dear Mr. Cooper
Four Seasons Dance Group - Horovod
Lesole’s Dance Project - Uhambo
Anna Menendez - c sharp minor
Rebollar Dance - Male Duet from GOODHURT
Step Afrika! - TBD
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet - Excerpts from Apollo (pas de deux)
El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea /The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre - Juntos
Tehreema Mitha Dance Company - Baad-e-Sbah (A Fresh Morning Breeze)
Urban Artistry - Warrior of Light (2013)
VTDance - "Come Change", excerpt from iWitness
The Washington Ballet STUDIO COMPANY - Excerpts from Oui/Non
Xuejuan Feng - Vine & Leaf

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