The Faison Firehouse and SummerStage Presents:
Acclaimed Harlem performing arts institution, The Faison Firehouse has joined with SummerStage to present a thrilling evening showcasing the diversity and depth of today’s dance landscape. Audiences will be enthralled by companies such as Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, which seamlessly meld contemporary dance, traditional West African dance, ballet, house, Hip-Hop and martial arts together; Camille A. Brown & Dancers, famed for its high theatricality, gutsy moves and virtuosic musicality; Illstyle & Peace Productions, a multicultural dance company that creates works rooted in Hip-Hop blended with an eclectic mix of performance disciplines including tap, DJing and beat boxing and OPUS Dance Theatrewhose works present visual and emotional images of the human experience; and the premiere of new works by Jamel Gaines for Creative Outlet Dance Theatre and George Faison for his Universal Dance Experience featuring guest artist, tap dancer, Maurice Chestnut.
Master Class: Join acclaimed fitness and dance choreographer, Calvin Wiley for a high energy, stylistically diverse dance class.
7:00 PM – All Levels Open Dance Master Class by: Calvin Wiley
8:00 PM – Performances
Appropriate for: All Ages