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Holding on Through Song II: Embodying the African-American Spiritual with FuturPointe Dance and First Inversion



Hailed as “a gut-wrenching, educational and emotional performance that truly rang out to the heavens and called down the Ancestors,” (CITY Newspaper) First Inversion and FuturPointe Dance join forces this year to embody through sound and movement a selection of African-American spirituals involving choir, soloists, instrumentalists, dancers and the gathered community. Words from Rochester’s own Frederick Douglass and other African-American leaders, scholars and artists provide historical context and sacred story to illuminate our journey.




Ages 13 and Over
Length: 60 minutes

Two showings, Lyric Main Stage:
Fri. Sept. 13, 2019, 8:00PM
Sun. Sept. 15, 2019, 4:00PM

Tickets: Standard from $10

Earlier Event: September 13
Dogfight: The Musical
Later Event: September 14
#Deaf Talent!