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Dancers rehearse parts from 'Based on Images.'
Dancers from Wideman/Davis Dance, including Tanya Wideman-Davis (far left) and Thaddeus Davis (second from left) rehearse “Based On Images: A Katrina Story.”

Hurricane inspires 'Based on Images' performance

A pair of visiting faculty artists at the University of South Carolina will present an original interpretative work for dance and theater May 27 – 28 that is inspired by national media images of Hurricane Katrina.

Choreographed by Thaddeus Davis and Tanya Wideman-Davis, “Based on Images” will take place at 7 p.m. in Drayton Hall Theatre. The Wideman/Davis Dance Company will perform the Katrina-inspired work as well as an additional piece to the music of Etta James and James Brown.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for students and $7 for children ages 12 and younger. Advance tickets are available through the Carolina Coliseum box office, via phone at 803-777-5112, online at www.capitoltickets.com and at the door.

On May 26, a panel discussion on Hurricane Katrina will take place at 7 p.m. in Drayton Hall. The panel will feature university faculty members, including Davis, Wideman-Davis and Dr. James Barilla of the English department. Barilla’s writing on Katrina inspired portions of the choreography. An excerpt of “Based on Images” will be performed.

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Based on Images

  • What: Performance art based on media images of Hurricane Katrina.
  • When: May 27 - 28.
  • Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 for students, $7 for children 12 and younger. Advance tickets available at Carolina Coliseum box office, via phone at 803-777-5112, online at www.capitoltickets.com and at door.
  • Contact: Kevin Bush, 803-777-9353.

 

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