February is Black History Month at Augusta Ballet.
On the heels of our historic presentation of Dance Theatre of Harlem on the Jan. 30 - the performance at The Bell was the largest, most diverse dance audience in Augusta history! - Augusta Ballet honors Black History Month in several ways...
DAILY BLOG POSTS – SUBMIT YOURS!
In celebration of African-American contributions to ballet history and the advancement of dance as an art form, Augusta Ballet’s “Blog for Ballet” will feature daily posts (Mon – Fri) all month, from various voices.
Share yours! Tell us your personal experience as a black dance artist, explore the theme of diversity in dance or describe how black dance artists have inspired you. We welcome entires from dancers, students, parents, cultural commentators, and people of all ages!
Submit your post (100-400 words).
FREE ALVIN AILEY FILM SCREENING FEB. 27
Augusta Ballet presents "Beyond the Steps: Alvin Ailey American Dance"
A FREE film screening
Saturday, February 27th 1 - 3 p.m.
at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Telfair St.
All ages welcome.
BEYOND THE STEPS follows Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during a pivotal time in its history as the company ventures abroad while establishing new roots at home in New York City.
Immediately following the film, dancers from Cutno Dance Center will perform a brief tribute to Alvin Ailey's famous "Wade in the Water." Wear comfortable clothes and shoes so you can join in to learn some of the moves!