Central High School Black Students’ Union presents Desert Dance Theatre’s “Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman,” an inspirational story that highlights the incredible accomplishments of Harriet Tubman and her work on the Underground Railroad. This production tells the story about this significant era in American History through music, dance and drama with a cast of over 40 performers.
A school field-trip opportunity is being offered on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 10:00am; and one evening public performance on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7:00pm at Central High School Auditorium, 4525 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012.
The cast will be made up of Desert Dance Theatre’s professional cast of dancers, singers, string musicians, percussionist and narrator, plus student dance and music performers from Central High School and neighboring elementary schools as well as community talent of all ages. The school matinee performances are approximately 45 minutes in length and by reservation only. The school field-trip performance of Sister Moses are open to all schools throughout the Phoenix area and other surrounding areas. Admission to the school matinees is $5, and must be arranged by prepaid reservations only. Downloadable reservation forms are available at http://desertdancetheatre.org/sister-moses/ or contact Sherrilyn Parham at 602-764-7500 (X47746) or [email protected].
The Sister Moses Residency and Performances are supported by the Central High School Black Students’ Union and the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts, and private contributors.
Desert Dance Theatre is a contemporary dance company known for its diverse modern dance repertory, interdisciplinary collaborations, and major thematic productions which address important historical as well as current issues. Don’t miss this exciting performance of music, dance and drama!