Deeply Rooted Welcomes South African Choreographer
DRDT embarks upon its next 20 years when it presents "Looking to the Future" February 24, 2018 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. The program features the premiere of Alice by DRDT company member Nicole Clarke-Springer and other works from the repertoire.
Founded in 1995, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater is rooted in traditions of African-American dance, storytelling and universal themes that spark a visceral experience and ignite an emotional response in diverse audiences worldwide. Collaborating with nationally renowned choreographers across the spectrum of modern, ballet and African dance, DRDT presents work that reflects eclectic voices in contemporary life.
Deeply Rooted's programs are partially supported by the Chicago Community Trust, the Illinois Arts Council, the Irving Harris Fund, MacArthur Foundation funds through the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund and the Deeply Rooted Family of Friends.