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Glenn Rodriguez in Global Motion World Dance Company’s 'Poverty and Wealth' at Santa Monica College.
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Glenn Rodriguez in Global Motion World Dance Company’s 'Poverty and Wealth' at Santa Monica College.

Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

SMC Global Motion World Dance Company Presents Three Shows This Weekend

Posted May. 3, 2013, 9:11 am

Mitch James / Mirror Contributor

Santa Monica College’s Global Motion World Dance Company this weekend presents “Poverty and Wealth,” a program of choreography from throughout the world.

The title of the program reflects SMC’s 2012-13 SMC Global Citizenship Theme.

Performances are 7:30 pm today, May 3 and 4 pm and 7:30 pm Saturday, May 4 at The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center on Santa Monica Boulevard and 11th Street.

The concert will feature traditional and contemporary dance styles, including West African, ballet, ballroom, flamenco, hip hop, contemporary jazz, Latin funk, Mexican, Moldovian, Philippines, salsa, and more.

Global Motion, founded by Judith Douglas, is under the direction of Raquel Ramirez and Sri Susilowati.

Faculty choreographers are Argelia Andrade, Laura Canellias, Keali’i Ceballos, Angela Jordan, Cynthia Molnar, and Raquel Ramirez.

Guest choreographers are Dulce Capadocia and Sona Gevorkian.

Student choreographers are Zweli Barton, Tiffany Johnson, Gerardo Morales, Toni Pasion, Glenn Rodriguez, and Mariel Sancio.

Global Motion is a world dance performance company that expresses the concept of humanity in the form of global citizenship.

The company provides students a platform to experience and learn about other cultures through world dance while working with professional choreographers who are experts in the field of world dance.

Global Motion has toured extensively throughout Mexico and California for more than 30 years – at schools, festivals, and special events.

Tickets range from $15 to $18. Parking is free.

For tickets, call 310.434.3005 or go to

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