Monday, February 09, 2009

Ashley Murphy & Dance Theater of Harlem Ensemble at Strand Theater on Tues, Feb 10, 7:30 pm

The Dance Theatre of Harlem will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in a performance at Shreveport’s historic Strand Theatre Feb 10 at 7:30 pm, says Carol Anglin. As part of a seven-week tour, this internationally acclaimed ensemble is presented by the Louisiana Dance Foundation.

The evening will include a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a dance artist as well as performances of one-act ballets, dance suites, and high-energy contemporary dances set to a wide range of live music from renaissance to R&B including selections from Johann Sebastian Bach and Igor Stravinsky to Scott Joplin and James Brown.

In the troupe see Shreveport native Ashley Murphy and dance partner Sam Wilson, reminds Anglin. Tickets are $15, 25 and 40.

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