Sacramento Black Art of Dance (S/BAD) will open its 12th soulful season at Sacramento State with its fall dance concert “Art of Soul.”
Sacramento Black Art of Dance will open its 12
th soulful season with its fall dance concert "Art of Soul." The series
will begin at 8 p.m. on Sept. 29 in Solano Hall 1010, and will continue Sept.
30 and Oct. 1. There will be a 2 p.m. matinee Oct. 2 and an Oct. 5 evening performance
at 6:30 p.m. The show will resume at 8 p.m., October 6, 7 and 8 and the final
performance will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9.
This concert will feature the
choreography of veteran dancer and choreographer Nicole Manker in her last
season with S/BAD before she undertakes a new career abroad. Her piece, "Expressions
of Chi," explores the energy that, according
to Chinese philosophy, is thought to be inherent in all things and balances
the negative and positive forms within the body. The piece blends the rhythm
and energy of jazz and hip-hop and showcases the energy of the performers.
New to this fall's concert will be the work
of two graduating dance majors presenting their senior projects. Kelley Hodge's "Joyful
and Myniesh Woods' non-traditional "praise" dance. The show also
features works by S/BAD members Nathan Jones, Venetia James, Shauna Segler,
Monica Armsted, Wanel Thomas and Meggan McCall. The concert will also feature
a guest dance by the Godly Ladies of Worship and the music of Enya, the Fugees,
Dianne Reeves and others.
Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for Sacramento State students, $10
for students and seniors, and $9 for children 12 or younger. For the Wednesday
Oct. 5 showing, tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for students and seniors.
Tickets are available at www.tickets.com or
(916) 278-4323. For more information contact Linda S. Goodrich at (916) 278-4784.
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