Ephrat Asherie DanceOdeon
February 7 – 8, 2020 · Zellerbach Theatre
Ephrat Asherie is a "bona fide b-girl" (The Boston Globe). She brings her street and social dance company to Philadelphia for the first time to perform Odeon, a high-octane, full-length work set to the music of composer Ernesto Nazareth, played live. A recent Bessie and Dance Magazine award winner, Asherie layers breaking, hip hop, house and vogue to a rich score melding classical Romantic music with Afro-Brazilian rhythms. This thrilling dance and music remix is truly "paving the way for something new." (The New York Times)
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- Friday, February 7 @ 8 PM
- Saturday, February 8 @ 2 PM
- Saturday, February 8 @ 8 PM
Stay after the performance for a post-show talk with Annenberg Center Executive & Artistic Director Christopher A. Gruits and NextMove Dance Artistic Director Randy Swartz.
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The 19/20 dance series is presented by the Annenberg Center and NextMove Dance.
This engagement of Ephrat Asherie Dance is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
1-2: Matthew Murphy
3: Christopher Duggan