SMC dance company to perform ‘Poverty and Wealth’ program
The Global Motion World Dance Company at Santa Monica College will present “Poverty and Wealth,” a program of choreography from throughout the world, Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4.
The title of the program reflects SMC’s 2012-13 global citizenship theme. Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. May 3 and 4 and 7:30 p.m. May 4 at The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica.
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 others.
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 Gevorkian.
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 works to express 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. The dance company has toured extensively throughout Mexico and California for more than 30 years at schools, festivals and special events.
Tickets range from $15 to $18. Parking is free.
For tickets, (310) 434-3005, or www.smc.edu/eventsinfo. Information, www.smc.edu/dance.