Rennie Harris's RHAW: International Hip-Hop Dance
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The last date listed for Rennie Harris' RHAW was Saturday March 30, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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This truly spectacular show not only features amazing feats of strength, agility and flexibility from the skilled performers of this world-famous Chinese troupe -- but you may be more than pleasantly surprised by the company's display of sly humor, dazzling color and great music. Drawing on more than 2000 years of tradition, the Peking Acrobats create a true cirque-style carnival of dance, gymnastics, plate-twirling, juggling and cycling that's gained them worldwide fame -- including an appearance in the hit movie Ocean's 11. Learn More
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It was an awesome performance. I loved the artistic integrity and how the dancers interpreted movement to convey emotions. Also, I enjoyed their use of hip hop choreography for non-hip hop related songs, such as Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. :)
Quotes & Highlights
- “Harris has crafted and transformed this street-smart, urban dance form into a complex, concert-stage product. ... Through his choreographic overhauls he has made theater dance history.” --Dance Magazine
- “Harris has become the Basquiat of the U.S. contemporary dance scene.” --The Times (London)
- “Hip-hop dance to a higher power, in both the mathematical and the metaphysical senses.” --The Village Voice
Urban dance guru and Alvin Ailey Award recipient Rennie Harris puts a hot spin on the coolest moves around, delivering street dance with spirit and straight up Philly soul in Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works. With music as diverse as its dance styles, RHAW features a fresh company of sensational dancers who pop and lock, b-boy and boogaloo to create funky, upbeat depictions of city life, young love and growing up.
RHAW reflects Rennie’s commitment to bringing the artistry of hip-hop to contemporary audiences by making it not only accessible but relevant, fun and inspiring!