Released: March 1, 2011
Lincoln, Neb. - Thomas F. DeFrantz will deliver a free public lecture prior to the performance by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. The lecture, titled "Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey's American Dance Theatre," will be presented Tuesday, March 8th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Van Brunt Visitors Center, Q and 13th streets.
Dr. DeFrantz organized the dance history program at the Alvin Ailey School in New York for many years. His book, Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of African American Culture (2004), will be available for sale at the event.
Light refreshments will be provided.
The lecture is being presented by the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium, a part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. To reserve your seat at the lecture, please contact Petra Wahlqvist, IAS Associate Director, at (402) 472-5186.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre is performing at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on March 8 at 7:30 pm. Please visit www.liedcenter.org to purchase tickets and for more information.