Jazz Roots Dance & Silva Dance to Present TWO COMPANIES, ONE HEART, 6/1 & 8

Jazz Roots Dance & Silva Dance to Present TWO COMPANIES, ONE HEART, 6/1 & 8

Artistic Directors Sue Samuels of Jazz Roots Dance Company & Leandro "Alegria" Silva of Silva Dance Company join forces to present Two Companies, One Heart, a diverse dance program featuring traditional jazz dance/broadway theater styles to Afro-brazilian/contemporary styles with company favorites and new works on two consecutive Sundays June 1st and June 8th at Dixon Place located at 161A Chrystie Street, NY, NY 10002. Advance tickets are on sale now for General Admission $25, Student /Senior Discount$20 with valid student ID at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/934456 or www.dixonplace.org.

Jazz Roots Dance Company, was formed in 2009 by Artistic Director/Choreographer Sue Samuels who has over 35 years of experience in Broadway, stage and film. The company is dedicated to the preservation of the classic jazz form, and aims to entertain and educate all generations about the roots of jazz dance. Because of the diverse styles that contribute to the foundations of Jazz dance, the body of work is also varied in musicality and can fit in many different types of venues, themes, and special events. To learn more, visit: www.jazzrootsdance.com.

Founded by renowned dancers Leandro Santos Silva and Janete Silva, the Silva Dance Company provides a masterful look into the art of Brazilian Dance. Borrowing from Capoeira and Afro-Brazilian dance traditions, as well as strong contemporary and modern technique, the repertory offers an evolution in dance - a fusion of distinctly beautiful and rich cultures. The style showcases the grace and fluidity of motion now common in western theater while interweaving the inherent artistry of Brazil, a palpable rhythmic spirituality that captivates and compels audiences of all ages. To learn more, visit: www.cadny.org.

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