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Pinedale Online > News > December 2012 > PFAC presents Cleo Parker Dance Jan. 11

Cleo Parker Dance. Photo by Pinedale Fine Arts Council.
Cleo Parker Dance
PFAC presents Cleo Parker Dance Jan. 11
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
December 31, 2012

The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble performing live Friday, January 11 at 7 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium.

The January 11 performance will feature a number of contemporary dance works including "Fusion" by Haitian choreographer Jeanguy Saintus. "Fusion" enduces parallels of border tensions and cultural clashes in this hemisphere contrasted by profound acts of compassions and love.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance is an international, cross-cultural, dance-arts and educational institution rooted in African American traditions. Guided by the vision of Cleo Parker Robinson, the ensemble has traveled to more than 20 countries, presenting an explosive body of work inspired by the African American experience and rooted in black dance traditions, according to a release. For 30 years, the ensemble has presented healing art through dance and education.

Based in Denver, the Cleo Parker Dance has been featured in more than ten productions between the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Opera Colorado. As a National Cultural Treasure, the ensemble tours nationwide throughout the year and has performed in New York Cityís Lincoln Center, American Dance Festival, The Kennedy Center, The Joyce Theater, MOJA Festival and Jacobís Pillow.

Ticket prices for the January 11 performance are $13 for adults and $7 for students (kids under the age of 5 are free). Tickets are on sale now at Rock Rabbit, Pine Street Floral & Gifts, The Cowboy Shop, Office Outlets, Isabel Jewelry, The Big Piney Library and at the door the night of the performance ($2 extra).

The Cleo Parker Dance Ensemble live in Pinedale is presented by the Pinedale Fine Arts Council with support in part from the Wyoming Arts Council through funding from the Wyoming Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes a great nation deserves great art, Sublette BOCES, SCSD #1, Western Sublette BOCES #9, the Western States Arts Federation, the Sublette County Recreation Board, the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation, The Sublette Community Foundation, Shell Rocky Mtn., EnCana, BP, QEP Resources and the Pinedale Travel and Tourism Commission.

For more information please visit or call 307-367-7322, and be sure to find us on Facebook.

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