SMC Global Motion World Dance Company Presents Three Shows This Weekend

Friday, 3 May 2013, 9:11:00 AM

Mitch James

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.

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

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