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Award-Winning Hip-Hop Dance Troupe Rennie Harris Puremovement Performs

  • Published: January 17, 2011

Highlights

  • Evening concert and school matinee performance on January 28
  • Performance begins at 8 p.m. with a pre-performance lecture at 7 p.m. in A-14 of the Arts Center
  • Tickets to the performance are $30-60

For More Information

Rachel Y. DeGuzman

rdeguzm2@naz.edu
585-389-2488

 

 

Award-Winning Hip-Hop Dance Troupe Rennie Harris Puremovement Performs

Rennie Harris Puremovement comes to Nazareth for an evening concert and school matinee performance on January 28. The Nazareth College Arts Center presents the hip-hop; concert dance super stars at 8 p.m. with a pre-performance lecture at 7 p.m. in A-14 of the Arts Center given by FuturPointe Dance company co-director and dancer Guy Thorne (formerly of Garth Fagan Dance). Tickets to the performance are $30-60. To purchase tickets, visit or call the box office at 585-389-2170. Box-office hours are Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased online at boxoffice.naz.edu. The Nazareth College Arts Center is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14618. 

Nazareth College Arts Center will also host a Rennie Harris Puremovement school matinee performance on the “History of Hip-Hop” on January 28 at 10 a.m. This lecture demonstration is moderated by senior members of the company and introduces audiences to personalities who influenced or invented various techniques or styles that have contributed to the hip-hop culture. For more information on the “History of Hip-Hop” and other performances in the Nazareth College Arts Center School Performance series, contact Nancy Peet at 585-389-2175 or npeet0@naz.edu.

Rennie Harris Puremovement was founded fifteen years ago by Rennie Harris based on the belief that hip-hop is the most important original expression of a new generation that has impacted youth culture worldwide. Rennie Harris was also awarded a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Nazareth College Arts Center is the Rochester region's premiere mid-size theater and venue for world-class dance, children's theatre and international entertainment. The Arts Center brings to Rochester many of the same shows enjoyed by audiences at New York's Lincoln Center or the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The 2010 Princeton Review names Nazareth College the 6th Best College Theater in the country (up from #9 in 2009.) The Nazareth College Arts Center is the home of Rochester Children's Theatre and the performance home of Rochester City Ballet and Garth Fagan Dance. For additional information, visit www.naz.edu/artscenter.

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