Sign up for a series Salsa dance lessons taught by DK Dance! Classes includes clear and dynamic instruction by two seasoned performers and instructors. Beginners can learn new dance moves while more advanced dancers can deepen knowledge and practice. .
Dance exists in every body. So what's your dance? How about we discover it together? Guided by artists of the Pioneer Winter Collective, this workshop examines the creative process that builds their dance-theater work. Workshop participants will be guided in creating their own solo "dance portraits".
This weekly workshop uses improvisation and performance techniques to explore how self-reflection and global awareness play a role in the creation of movement. Expertly led by Artistic Director, Leah Verier-Dunn, this workshop is perfect for those interested in playfulness, deep reflection, and delicious challenges.
UK’s all-female troupe Mimbre brings strength, humor and grace to a delightful floor acrobatics work in the Historic Circus Museum to celebrate contemporary circus performance and the Circus Arts. Admission includes a 30 minute performance of Lifted and a walk and talk in the Circus museum galleries.
An Untitled Love is Kyle Abraham’s acclaimed evening-length work that draws from the catalogue of Grammy Award-winning R&B legend D’Angelo. This creative dance exaltation pays homage to the complexities of self-love and Black love, while serving as a thumping mixtape celebrating our culture, family and community.
This delightful vengeance play takes audiences on a suspenseful journey from Mexico City to the state of Georgia in a search for truth by Lupita, our story’s heroine. Ingenious shadow puppetry and live music weave a funny, mysterious and intimate evening of visual story-telling and dramatic craftsmanship.
Based in Rio de Janeiro, Companhia Urbana de Dança is here to teach us a little about the international soul of hip-hop, and shines light on the individual identities, testimonials, of its dancers with an upbeat, Afro-Brazilian accent.
Backed by his eclectic ensemble, Joseph Keckler’s singular talent lights the HAT aflame in his Sarasota premiere. Keckler’s sublime brand of performance ranges from operatic vocals to comedic musings to short films in which his bizarrely heroic quotidian plots become legendary and virtuosic in their recounting.
Alfredo Rodriguez’s jazz jewel is firmly planted in crown of Cuban piano genius, and graces the HAT’s stage for two nights in the Art of Performance’s celebration of the jazz idiom. This composer and pianist will make his Sarasota debut along with his ensemble, featuring world renown percussionist Pedrito Martinez.
BOW’T Trail is Rhodnie Désir’s choreographic documentary work that traces the rhythms and dances of enslaved African peoples throughout six countries in the Americas. A Canadian with Haitian roots, Désir is a dancer and choreographer who embodies the hidden stories of her ancestors.