The program will include some of EVIDENCE’s most
iconic pieces, including an updated version of Mercy and
an excerpt from Grace. The dance company is acclaimed for
its ability to integrate traditional African dance
with contemporary choreography and spoken word.
The performance is
part of the 35th anniversary celebration of EVIDENCE.
“The dancers and I are grateful for the generosity of The Joyce,
Northrop, DANCECleveland and Tri-C to make this performance
possible — safely — during a global pandemic,” Brown said. “It
is an absolute blessing and true gift for EVIDENCE to share
these works with audiences around the world.”
Tickets are $25. On-demand streaming of the show will be
available to all ticket holders through March 4.
This is Tri-C’s first collaboration with The Joyce Theater, a
New York City institution.
the pandemic has stopped live performances, it has also
presented some unique opportunities,” said Terri Pontremoli,
director of Tri-C Performing Arts and Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland.
with DANCECleveland, we are thrilled to co-present this
extraordinary dance company in partnership with the prestigious
Joyce Theater in New York and Northrop
for more information on the Feb. 18 performance as well as other
virtual activities — including free community
dance classes and panel discussions — in the days leading
up to the event.