James Brown: Get On The Good Foot, A Celebration In Dance

   

Dates: 
Oct 17 2013 - 7:30pm

James Brown: Get On The Good Foot, A Celebration In Dance
October 17, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

Heymann Performing Arts Center
Presented by the Apollo Theater
Workshop Presentation

Get On The Good Foot is an evening-long, celebration in dance of the genius of James Brown, presented by Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater. The virtuosic, no-holds-barred Philadanco, dubbed “one of America’s top troupes” byDance Magazine, performs new works to a feel-good medley of James Brown hits, choreographed by a who’s who of international dance masters.

Conceived by/Artistic Direction: 
Otis Sallid
Musical Direction: 
Ronobir Lahiri, Kevin Toney
Featuring: 
Philadanco, Lauren Cox, Derick K. Grant, Aakash Odedra

 

Outreach and calendar of events:

Wednesday, October 9
Horton Method Master Class (Dance) – Dyane Harvey teaching
UL McLaurin Hall
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. 
Free to the public

Saturday, October 12 
Kathak Dance Class
UL McLaurin Hall
1:30 – 3 p.m. 
Free to the public

All James Brown B-Girl, B-Boy Battle
Crossfit South Acadiana  
Battle starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free

Sunday, October 13
James Brown Tribute Night
The Brass Room
7:00 p.m. until
Cover charge applies

Monday, October 14
Open Mic Night 
The Brass Room
8:30 p.m. until
Cover Charge may apply 

Tuesday, October 15
Talk with Joan Myers Brown (Artistic Director and Founder of Philadanco)
UL Oliver Hall Auditorium
5:30 p.m.
Free to the public

Open Rehearsal
Heymann Performing Arts Center
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. 
Free to the public


Wednesday, October 16
Daytime performance for students
Heymann Performing Arts Center
10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Ticketed event

Lighting Design Workshop
Heymann Performing Arts Center
5:30 p.m.
Free to the public

Speaker Joan Myers Brown
Founder of PHILADANCO and recipient of the National Medal of the Arts Award
5:30  p.m.
Room 112 Oliver Hall on UL Campus
Free to the public

Costume Workshop
Heymann Performing Arts Center
7:00 p.m.
Free to the public

Thursday, October 17
James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, A Celebration in Dance
Heymann Performing Arts Center
7:30 p.m. 
Ticketed event

Reception follows