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October 20, 2017
8:00 PM
The American Theatre
125 E Mellen St
Hampton, VA 23661
The King Project - EVENT
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Riddick Dance Co. — The King Project

Friday, October 20, 2017

In collaboration, choreographers David Riddick and Marshall Swiney are creating a full evening of multimedia dance theater collage. The performance is in commemoration of the rewriting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speech, "Letter from Birmingham jail," and "I’ve Been to the Mountain Top" speech. By placing Dr. King’s important writings in a performance setting, the two choreographers not only explore the meaning of the text but also create a fusion of contemporary movement with sounded oration, blurring the boundaries between the speech and dance performance.