The Gallaudet Dance Company, founded in 1955, is pleased to announce the 64th spring dance concert, Icons and Inspirations, sponsored by the Department of Art, Communication, and Theatre and the Delta Zeta Foundation. Performance dates are Friday March 29, 2019 at 10:30 am and 7:30 pm and Saturday March 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Elstad Auditorium, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695 [Metro - RED line - NoMa-Gallaudet]. Free on-campus parking is available.
Audience members can expect to be entertained by dynamic Gallaudet Dancers and guest dance companies performing a variety of new dance works showcasing dance genres such as hip-hop, jazz, modern, lyrical ballet, and of course, their famous fusion of ASL and dance. This year, choreographers Debra Floyd, Clarissa Garrison, Teresa Dominick, Ashley Pigliavento, Tanisha Russell, and student choreographers are presenting new dance works. Participating guest dance companies include: Bison with Attitude, Gallaudet Alumni Dancers, Kendall Performing Arts, MSSD Performing Arts, National Deaf Dance Theatre, New Renaissance Arts, Sunshine 2.0, and the Wild Zappers.
PHOTOGRAPHY CREDIT goes to Andrew Robertson of Silver Spring, MD. Mr. Robertson has been photographing the Gallaudet dancers since 2014. The Gallaudet Dance Company is most appreciative of his work in capturing the spirit of the dancers and their technical abilites during rehearsals and performances.
For more information, please visit the Gallaudet Dance Company website.
Also, you can watch a Gallaudet Dance Company rehearsal video.
This production runs approximately two (2.0) hours with one intermission. This is a family-friendly event - ALL patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Tickets: Adults - $15 on-line (credit card), $20 at the Box Office Window (cash/local check); Non-Gallaudet students - $10 on-line (credit card), $15 at the Box Office Window (cash/local check); groups of 10 people or more - send a message through TICKETLEAP or email [email protected]
Gallaudet Students - Full-time students who have paid the spring 2019 semester unit fee receive one (1) free ticket with their ID. This ticket must be picked up at the Elstad Box Office Window at Gallaudet University during Box Office hours. DO NOT buy a Gallaudet student ticket using the on-line credit card system (TICKETLEAP) unless your are sure that you do not qualify for the one (1) free ticket with ID.
Part-time Gallaudet Students (i.e., students taking ASL or PST classes; or students who have not paid the spring 2019 semester unit fee), Non-Gallaudet Students, or full-time Gallaudet students who have paid the spring 2019 semester unit fee and already received their 'one free ticket with ID' but want to see the show a second time can purchase tickets on-line using the 'Non-Gallaudet Student' ticket category for $10 (credit card) or at the Box Office Window for $15 (cash/check).
The on-line credit card system (TICKETLEAP) is available 24/7 --- but stops processing credit card transactions two (2) hours before the start of the event. Once credit card transactions stop, ticket purchases must be made at the Box Office Window with cash or a local check - no credit cards.
Box Office Window hours at Gallaudet University Elstad Auditorium are:
Tuesday March 26 - 4:00-6:00 pm
Wednesday March 27 - 4:00-6:00 pm
Thursday March 28 - 4:00-6:00 pm
Friday March 29 - 9:30-10:30 am and 6:30-7:30 pm
Saturday March 30 - 6:30-7:30 pm
ALL ticket sales are final - there are no refunds and no exchanges (regardless of how you acquired your ticket). Please arrive early to facilitate parking and to select your seat.