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On today’s episode of ‘Conversations On Dance’, we are joined by Gregory Maqoma, founder of Vuyani Dance Theater. Gregory tells us about how he first came to discover and fall in love with dance in South Africa, his artistic journey from performer to choreographer and creator and his latest work ‘Cion: Requiem Of Ravel’s Bolero’, which is currently on tour and will take the stage at Performing Arts Houston on Friday, April 21st at 7:30PM. Visit performingartshouston.org to purchase tickets. This episode was recorded in December 2022.
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• For our listeners in Hilton Head, and Charleston South Carolina, we hope you will join Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami as they tour to your area on March 22 thru 24th. A bold, cutting edge contemporary ballet company founded in 2016 by former Miami City Ballet Principal Dancers Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra, DDTM has established itself with a dazzling repertoire and dynamic world class dancers hailing from various Hispanic, North and South American backgrounds. On March 24th, audiences will be treated to a full evening performance – a mixed bill program that will feature Gerald Arpino’s masterwork, ‘Light Rain,’ a main staple of the Dimensions’ repertoire since the company first brought the full ballet to South Florida in 2017. For tickets, visit artshhi.org.
• A quick update from friend of the pod, Tamisha Guy. Tamisha is thrilled to share with the COD audience, that she is launching Empower Hour, which she talked with us about in Episode 220. Empower Hour is a series of financial wellness workshops tailored towards equipping all artists and arts administrators with the financial prowess to lead a sustainable life beyond their careers. First up is Let’s Talk Taxes with Nayilah Antoine, a free virtual workshop sharing the tools for the participants to advocate for themselves as it pertains to tax literacy. This is a FREE Virtual Workshop on March 26 from 1-2:30PM. Click here to sign up. More information also available on Tamisha’s instagram: @tamishaguy.
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