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News from VISIONS Contemporary Ballet
September 2, 2018
The Theatre at The Riverside Church
hosts Ranardo-Domeico Grays’ VISIONS Contemporary Ballet
in Healing Works II on November 10, 2018
Brain cancer survivor inspires others through his choreography
[New York, NY] Four-year brain cancer survivor, choreographer Ranardo-Domeico Grays, will be presenting his company, VISIONS Contemporary Ballet, in Healing Works II at The Theatre at The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027 on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 7:30pm.
Ranardo-Domeico Grays, Founder/Artistic Director of VISIONS Contemporary Ballet, alumnus of The Juilliard School, and inaugural recipient of the 2018-2019 UMEZ Grant, is creatively flourishing, sharing his story through his work. In Healing Works II the newly completed “Dash – Between” will be presented, along with “Through the Valley,” a ballet inspired by his journey, “Beautiful Madness” and “Roots.” Rebekah J. Kennedy, founding company member, will be returning in a special guest appearance performing “Beautiful Madness.” Tickets for Healing Works II will be available for purchase online on The Riverside Church’s website: https://www.trcnyc.org/theatre/.
VISIONS will also be performing “Dash - Between” at Dixon Place in New York City in the Fast Forward series curated by Sangeeta Yesley on September 18th at 7:30pm, and at The Bandshell in Central Park in support of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on October 14th. For tickets to Fast Forward at Dixon Place go to: http://dixonplace.org/performances/fast-forward-9-18/
VISIONS Contemporary Ballet is an ethnically diverse company committed to presenting cross-cultural contemporary ballet works. Ranardo’s choreography transcends any one culture and relays universal messages of the human experience.
Healing Works II is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Corporation and administered by LMCC.