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STAR DUST: from Bach to David Bowie
October 6, 2022 | 7:00 pm
photos by Myriam Santos
Founders Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, armed with a rich Alvin Ailey lineage and a cadre of 18 spectacular dancers, have re-envisioned ballet through technical precision, athletic prowess, and sheer passion. Their blockbuster hit, STAR DUST: From Bach to David Bowie, honoring two musical icons, has rocked the dance world and will make your spirits soar!
“This was simply one of the most exciting performances I’ve seen on the dance series, less a rock ballet than a rock concert…” — The Washington Post
“utterly transfixing.” — Billboard
LOCATION: Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
INFORMATION AND TICKETS: Contact email@example.com, call 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046, visit the box office at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, or purchase online.
ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Appalachian is committed to providing an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed in order to fully participate on the basis of a disability, contact the Office of Disability Resources (828.262.3056). It is recommended that accommodation requests be made two weeks prior to the event.
$25 adults; $20 faculty/staff; $10 students
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 | 7pm; doors open at 6pm
ABOUT COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET
Complexions was founded in 1994 by master choreographer Dwight Rhoden and the legendary Desmond Richardson with a singular approach to reinventing dance through a groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, and cultures. Today, Complexions represents one of the most recognized and respected performing arts brands in the world. Having presented an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement on five continents and more than 20 countries, to over 20 million television viewers, and well over 300,000 people in live audiences, Complexions is poised to continue its mission of bringing unity to the world one dance at a time.
“Companies like Complexions are game-changing: they’re forging a path for what ballet can be instead of what it historically has been.” — The Guardian
photos by Sharen Bradford