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
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
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
Tickets range from $15 to $18. Parking is free.
For tickets, call 310.434.3005 or go to www.smc.edu/eventsinfo.
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