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World class ballet, comedy, music highlight Redfern Arts Center 2018-19 season

August 15. 2018 12:50PM

KEENE — Tickets for the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College’s 2018-19 Season go on sale Monday.

The full lineup for the season includes:

• Redfern Season Kickoff Party: Sept. 13, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Main Theatre.

• DANCE YaNOWsky: Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre. DANCE YaNOWsky will feature an evening of work by award-winning Boston Ballet choreographer Yury Yanowsky covering a spectrum of ballet, from neoclassical to contemporary.

• The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre. UCB Touring Company will present a hilarious evening of unscripted, improvised comedy. The UCB Touring Company brings the best improv comedians from the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theatres to new audiences all around the country.

• “Performing History: A Public Roundtable” with internationally acclaimed actor, writer and director Roger Guenveur Smith: Oct. 1, noon, Alumni Recital Hall. “Performing History” will explore the craft of storytelling and Smith’s process of combining the historical and the performative in his one-man shows.

• VickiKristinaBarcelona: Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Recital Hall. VKB is Rachelle Garniez, Amanda Homi and Terry Radigan, a power trio dedicated to re-imagining the songs of Tom Waits via three-part harmonies and a treasure trove of instruments including bottles, banjos and bells.

• Castle of Our Skins: Hot, Cool, and the Boogie Woogie: Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Recital Hall. Boston-Based ensemble Castle of Our Skins will present a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating black artistry through music.

• Bindlestiff Family Cirkus: A Cardboard and Duct Tape Spectacular: March 23, 3 p.m., Main Theatre. Clowns, jugglers, aerialists and acrobatics will thrill audiences of all ages.

• Alexander Davis Dance: March 28, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre. Keene State College alumnus and award-winning Boston dance and fiber artist Alex Davis ’14 explores the intersections between dance, comedy and fiber arts in his work.

• The United States Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus: March 30, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre. The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus have recently shared the stage with such ensembles as the Boston Pops, the Cincinnati Pops and the National Symphony Orchestra.

• The Telling Project: April 4, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre. Follow local military veterans and family members on a journey as they shape their experiences into a powerful stage performance with the help of The Telling Project, a national performing arts nonprofit that uses theater and storytelling as a tool to deepen civilian understanding of the military experience. Since 2008, The Telling Project has produced over 57 original performances in 21 states.


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