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Shawn Short, Producing Artistic Director

Mahogany Strings

April 21-22, 2018

Mahogany Strings features DMV's award-winning contemporary ballet Dissonance Dance Theatre with music by classical and urban-infused classical composers. A mixed-repertory dance concert where classical ballet changes stylistic perception through music: classical, jazz, and hip-hop.

We cannot stereotype one another, nor should we want to. Mahogany Strings blindly looks at classical ballet as cultural dance of a group of people. Like America we all grow strongly when we grow from our differences. It's time for classical ballet to meet 21st century musical swag.

- Shawn Short, Founder/Producing Artistic Director
...DDT gives so many highly trained dancers the ability to perform intelligent work by local and guest choreographers. The company’s multi-racial makeup, youthful exuberance, and high quality professionalism, give it a solid place as something to be proud of within the District dance scene. When Short stated 'I’m happy that you came' during the Q& session, I thought to myself, 'me too.'
- Taryn Brown, DC Dance Journalism Project

Tickets

$20 Students/Seniors

$30 General Admission


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Location

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Program

  • Khacha

  • Ifit

  • Vision Vs Reality

  • Burn

  • Aloft

  • Key In Ebony

Repertory

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We've got a number of shows under our belt. Review Our Repertory

Tickets

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Our Story

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We started in 2007 and have performed around the country. Read Our Story