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Now in its second year, "A New Definition of Dance" features internationally renowned dancers of exceptional merit, who also have disabilities.


Start on : October 21, 2016 7:30 PM Friday
End on : October 21, 2016 9:00 PM Friday

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Now in its second year, "A New Definition of Dance" features internationally renowned dancers of exceptional merit, who also have disabilities. The program will include breakdancers Luca "LazyLegz" Patuelli and Roya Abdol Hosini, African musician and dancer Sidiki Conde, World and European champions in wheelchair ballroom dancing Hanna Harchakova and Ihar Kisialiou, DanceAbility® International founder Alito Alessi, award-winning Australian dancer Marc Brew, Hai Cohen and Tali Wertheim from Israel's Vertigo Dance Company, Dwayne Schenueman from REVolutions Dance group, wheelchair dancers Frank Hull and Marcie Ryan, Chinese classical dancer Liu Yan, and more.

With nearly two weeks of statewide events, "A New Definition of Dance" strives to break down negative stereotypes of people with disabilities, introduce students and veterans with disabilities to a new method of communications and self-expression, encourage dance majors to explore dance forms through varying types of bodies and abilities, and provide career development and professional opportunities for artists with disabilities.

Contact Merry Lynn Morris for ticket pricing details: 813-974-3867

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