Performing Arts Archive
Dec. 30 and 31, 2007
Now in its ninth year, OceanDance continues with a FREE dance performance on Hollywood Beach. This years celebration features the Wylliams/Henry Danse Theatre of Kansas City, Mo., spotlighting a collection of repertory works ranging from contemporary classics to the avant garde. Arrive early and dont forget to bring your beach chair, as this annual event cannot be missed.
Sun, Nov. 18, 2007, 1 pm
Through modern dance, Freddick Bratcher and Company presents the story of Anansi the mischievous spider. Anansi and his cast of characters will leap from the storybook pages as this magical folk tale comes to life through dance, music and narration.
Thurs, Aug. 23, 2007; 7pm
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood in partnership with the Seminole Tribe of Florida will present a free outdoor performance by Amokura at the ArtsPark at Young Circle in downtown Hollywood.
Amokura is a traditional Maori performing arts group from Aotearoa (Land of the Long White Cloud), otherwise known as New Zealand. A pan-tribal group with members representing many different tribes throughout Aotearoa, Amokura will perform a variety of traditional Maori chants, action songs, implement medleys and haka.
Sat, Aug. 18, 2007; 8pm
Artspark at Young Circle (US-1 and Young Circle), FREE
Lanzallamas Monofonica is a seven-piece ensemble charged with melodic fire and global rhythmical chemistry. Percussive instruments such as the cajon, steel pan, tumbas, timbalitos, Afro-Brazilian hand percussion, and drum set are blended with acoustic guitar, cuatro, violin, piano, bass, and flugle horn to complement and enrich the sonic concept and deliver a unique sound.
“Audience participation went out the door in a wonderful way on opening night of this years One-Night Jams concert series.” Miami Herald
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, 11 am
Individual: $12 or call TheaterMania at 866-811-4111
Child: $8 or call TheaterMania at 866-811-4111
Kids: Under 4 free but requires a reserved ticket
Members individual: $10
Members child: $5 (Members must call TheaterMania to receive member discount.)
Bits N Pieces presents their original musical production of Rip Van Winkle and his hunting dog Wolfie with giant, nine-feet-tall puppets. A unique combination of talented puppeteers and actors bring a new dimension to the world of live theater.
Feather-Top Rod Puppet Workshop
Sat, Feb. 10; 1 pm
Non-members: $5 per child or call TheaterMania at 866-811-4111
Members: $3 per child (Members must call TheaterMania to receive member discount.)
Adults: Free with child registration
Learn to make your very own puppet with the Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre puppeteers.
Sat, Jan. 27, 2007; 8 pm
Individual: $23 or call TheaterMania at 866-811-4111
Student/Senior: $20 or call TheaterMania at 866-811-4111
Members: $18 (Members must call TheaterMania to receive member discount.)
I have attended most of Melissa Thodos & Dancers Chicago area performance and have found them to be highly innovative, technically strong and appealing to audiences of all ages. Gerald Arpino, Founder & Artistic Director, The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
Young Dancers Workshop, Sat, Jan. 27; 11 am 12:30 pm,