AVAFest Veteran Dance Workshop & Performances
AVAfest EXIT12 Stories of War Performance sponsored by Art Spark Texas and funded by Texas Commisson on the Art
Art Spark Texas brings award-winning, contemporary dance company EXIT12 for a performance of “Stories of War” told through monologues, poetry, and dance. The battlefield transforms into a stage as veterans recount incredible moments of sacrifice, courage, triumph, and loss. Part of the “Stories of War” performance includes public participation. The performance workshop, which is open to the public (registration required), is being offered October 14-17, 6:00-9:00 pm at the Dougherty Art Center. Participants will be part of the performance both nights. This workshop is free for the participants, and no previous dance experience is necessary.
Workshop Dates: October 14-17, 2019 (FREE)
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Performance Dates: October 18 - 19, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Dougherty Art Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin Texas
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For more information, contact Silva Laukkanen or call (512) 454-9912.
EXIT12 workshop is designed to bridge cultural gaps through shared movements and transform traumatic experiences into expressive choreographic themes. It will engage groups in movement creation, self esteem building, empathy enrichment, and teamwork. Participants of the workshop will be part of the performance at the Dougherty Arts Center, Friday 10/18 and Saturday 10/19.
This workshop is free for the participants, no previous dance experience is necessary.
Veteran Performance Workshop
Dates: Monday-Thursday, October 14-17, 2019
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas
Contact: Silva Laukkanen [email protected]
STORIES OF WAR PERFORMANCE
Featuring stories, spoken word, and dances by veteran artists.
EXIT12's Stories of War is an intimate experience where veterans will share experiences of war, service, and coming home to embark on a positive search for a hopeful future.
Stories of War Performance
Date: October 18-19, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Locations: Dougherty Art Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX
Ticket Information: Available at the door and online
Online Ticket Sales: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4401299
Price: Veteran, Service member: $10 (plus service fee) General: $15 (plus service fee)