Collage Dance Collective Presents “Rise”
Revered for its hallmark ballet, Kevin Thomas’s Rise, set to Dr. King’s final public speech, this program ascends even higher with the addition of revered choreographic voices. The program reflects the company’s classical sensibility coupled with its desire to push the boundaries of ballet. From George Balanchine’s captivating classical ballet Valse Fantaisie to contemporary powerhouses by Kevin Iega Jeff and Christopher Huggins, leading African American choreographers lauded as visionary, dance innovators – RISE has something for everyone. RISE also features Collage’s professional company performing alongside its dance stars of tomorrow.