The Rasa Dance Festival
A two-day extravaganza of six exciting new Indian classical and contemporary dance works, by local Michigan and invited dance companies from Washington, DC and Philadelphia.
Sat, Sept 23 @ 7-9 pm
~ Kali-Krishna: two sides of darkness in Odissi: Sreyashi Dey, with Akshara (Ann Arbor, Washington, DC)
~ Untitled in contemporary style: Bipasha Guptaroy (Troy)
~ Find Metiabruz! in Kathak: Pallabi Chakravorty, with Courtyard Dancers (Philadelphia)
Sun, Sept 24 @ 3-5 pm
~ Vishala: Expanse in Bharatanatyam: Vijay Palaparty & Nalini Prakash (Washington, DC)
~ PanchaChitra dance theater: Sreyashi Dey with Akshara (Ann Arbor)
~ Dancing the Divine in Sattriya: Madhusmita Bora and Prerona Bhuyan (Philadelphia, India)
Ypsi THRIVE New Short Play Festival
Sept 28 -30, 2017
The first annual Ypsi THRIVE New Short Play Festival. Six to eight short plays will be selected for black box productions. The festival will showcase plays that, to quote Maya Angelou, have “some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” The purpose of THRIVE is to bring people together into the theater to discover a new understanding of ourselves and to explore and celebrate the human experience.
Learn how to submit your plays at Ypsi Thrive FB
Screen. Dance. Now.
Oct 7 @ 1 – 10 pm
Screen. Dance. Now. is a one-day festival that showcases feature films, screendance shorts, artists talks, and workshops. We define “screendance” as a version or style of media at the intersections of film and dance.
Produced by Joanna McNamara of JMC/PRODUCTIONS and Marcus White/White Werx.
1:00-2:00 pm: In/Focus Program
4:00-5:30 pm: Moving 24fps: Dance / Film in 48 hours
6:30-7:30 pm: Screen. Dance. Now. Shorts Series
8:00-10:00 pm: Feature – “Jitterbugs: Pioneers of Jit”
Got Talent Showcase
Oct 21 @ 4 – 8pm
Join Strong Tower Ministries as they host their 1st GOT TALENT Showcase featuring a variety of talents. $500 Grand Prize awarded for First Place, along with many great raffle and door prize drawings!
Farce of Nature
Nov 9-11 & 16-18 @ 8pm (Thu-Sat)
Nov 12 & 15 @ 2pm (Sun & Wed)
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
Audition Dates: Sept 15 & 16 – Ages 9 and Up
Show Dates: Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2017