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Date:
October 20, 2017
Time:
8:00 PM
Location:
The American Theatre
Address:
125 E Mellen St
Hampton, VA 23661
Cost:
$25

The King Project - EVENT
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The King Project

Friday, October 20, 2017


In collaboration, choreographers David Riddick and Marshall Swiney are creating a full evening of multimedia dance theater collage. The performance is in commemoration of the rewriting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream speech, Letter from Birmingham jail, and I’ve Been to the Mountain Top speech. By placing Dr. King’s very important writings in a performance setting, the two choreographers explore not just the meaning of the text, but create a fusion of contemporary movement with sounded oration, blurring the boundaries between the speech and dance performance.