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News from VISIONS Contemporary Ballet

September 2, 2018

Ranardo-Domeico Grays



The Theatre at The Riverside Church

hosts Ranardo-Domeico Grays’ VISIONS Contemporary Ballet

in Healing Works II on November 10, 2018

Choreographer, Ranardo-Domeico Grays, a four year brain cancer survivor, makes a triumphant return to the dance world after a two year battle, is inspiring others through his contemporary ballets!

[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.

In VISIONS Contemporary Ballet: Healing Works II, this ethnically diverse company led by Ranardo-Domeico Grays, artistic director/choreographer, relays universal messages of the human experience. A four-year brain cancer survivor, Ranardo is creatively flourishing, presenting spiritually uplifting contemporary ballet works. The company will be performing his newly completed piece, “Dash – Between,” about living life in the dash between "born" and "died;" “Through the Valley,” which explores facing obstacles in one’s fight for health and life; and “Roots,” rooted in prayer, about self-growth. “Beautiful Madness,” based on three poems written by Ranardo, reveals three sides of one person, and will be performed by Special Guest Artist Rebekah J. Kennedy, founding company member. Company Dancers performing this evening will be Laura Dearman, Alexandria Amstutz, Alden Henderson, Allegra Kirksey-Curtis, and Denzel Taylor. Tickets for Healing Works II will be available for purchase online on The Riverside Church’s website:

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. For tickets to Fast Forward at Dixon Place go to:

VISIONS performs at The Bandshell in Central Park in support of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on October 14th. For information to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at The Badshell In Central Park go to:

VISIONS Contemporary Ballet is an ethnically diverse company committed to presenting spiritually uplifting contemporary ballets. The reportory 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.

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