Dallas Black Dance Theatre to Host Classes, Public Performance During Louisiana's Red River Revel Arts Festival

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Acclaimed contemporary dance program will visit Shreveport-Bossier, Oct. 7-8.

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The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will perform during the Red River Revel Arts Festival, Oct. 7-8, in Shreveport, La.

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present a public performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8

The acclaimed Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present two dance classes as well as a public performance during the Red River Revel Arts Festival, Oct. 7-8, at RiverView Theater in downtown Shreveport. Monday, Oct. 7, an intermediate dance class tailored to ages 9-13 will be held from 4-5:30 p.m., and a master dance class appropriate for ages 13 and older will be conducted from 6:30-8 p.m. Dance classes are limited to 50 participants each, and early registration is highly encouraged. The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present a public performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8; purchase of the general admission public performance ticket includes a one-day admission pass to the Arts Festival. Tickets to each component of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre presentation are $25 and may be purchased at http://www.redriverrevel.com.

Founded in 1976 by Ann Williams, the mission of Dallas Black Dance Theatre is to create and produce contemporary modern dance at its highest level of artistic excellence through performances and educational programs that bridge cultures and reach diverse communities. With an ever-expanding national and global audience, the company employs a diverse, multi-ethnic troupe of dancers performing for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

The 38th annual Red River Revel Arts Festival will take place, Oct. 5-12, in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana’s Festival Plaza. Known as north Louisiana’s largest outdoor arts festival, the Red River Revel attracts more than 180,000 visitors to enjoy live music featuring national headline performers, “Homegrown” Louisiana favorites, and talented regional acts. For more information on the Red River Revel Arts Festival, visit http://www.redriverrevel.com. For more information on Shreveport-Bossier: Louisiana’s Other Side, including information on hotel accommodations, restaurants and more, visit http://www.shreveport-bossier.org.                                                            

This performance by Dallas Black Dance Theatre is funded, in part, by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Louisiana Division of the Arts. This presentation of Dallas Black Dance Theatre was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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