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may, 2019

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28may7:30 pm9:30 pmDance Theatre of Harlem in Ballet Across America7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Kennedy Center Opera House

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Event Details

Illustrating the dynamic variety of artistry happening across American companies today, the Kennedy Center’s Ballet Across America series returns for a weeklong festival with a spotlight on women’s creativity and leadership in ballet. This season’s engagement showcases companies led by distinguished Artistic Directors Virginia Johnson and Lourdes Lopez with their respective companies, Dance Theatre of Harlem and Miami City Ballet. Each company will present a full program, with a shared celebration uniting them on May 31 to feature a world premiere Kennedy Center commission by renowned choreographer Pam Tanowitz.

What are you seeing and hearing in each ballet? Read our helpful guide.

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM PROGRAM (May 28–30)
Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director
Conducted by Tania Leon

Valse Fantaisie (Glinka/Balanchine)
Change (Spirituals “By and By” and “Don’t Let Nobody Turn You Round”/McIntyre)
Passage, a new Claudia Schreier commission (Montgomery/Schreier)* with live music
Dougla (León and Holder/Holder) with original percussive band

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, including two 20-minute intermissions.

Time

(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Kennedy Center Opera House

2700 F Street, NW

Cost

$29 – $119

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