Cerqua Rivera Dance Theater: Root & Place Between Earth and Sky

Event Type
Event Description

In the second of Cerqua Rivera Dance Theater’s performances, the company will perform two world premieres: “Root” and “Place Between Earth and Sky.” “Root” explores a modern African American experience with African movement and rhythms. “Place Between Earth and Sky,” by choreographer Shannon Alvis and Grammy nominated composer Clarice Assad, is inspired by Alvis’s family heritage and Native American myth. Internationally renowned composer Assad weaves a lyrical, evocative soundtrack you won't want
to miss.

Running Time
2 hours
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary



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