Ground Breaking Dance Theater Production Gives Back to Wounded Warriors

Ground Breaking Dance Theater Production Gives Back to Wounded Warriors

[the] movement initiative's co-directors, Ami Ipapo and Caryn Glass, have teamed up with local playwright Sarah Hunter in an effort to take on a project unlike anything else they have ever created.

Making it's world premiere in this year's San Diego International Fringe Festival, the dance drama VICTOR CHARLIE (its title a derivative of the term Vietnamese Communist or Viet Cong or VC; which the NATO phonetic alphabet pronounced VICTOR-CHARLIE) follows the journey of a young man who is drafted at the start of the Vietnam War and the struggles he encounters, living in a time when tradition was paramount and self-discovery was unthinkable.

The years of the Vietnam War made up a pivotal time for our country. A time filled with diversity, conflict, change, hope and anger; not much unlike the times we live in now.

In an effort to honor and celebrate the dedication and sacrifice of U.S. service members, 50% of all box office proceeds (100% of box office proceeds on July 4th) will go directly to the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization dedicated to the needs of injured service members and their families.

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About [the] movement initiative:
[the] movement initiative is a Brooklyn-born, San Diego- based company that strives to remove artistic barriers by working and creating in collaboration with other artists and art forms. We aim to take risks that broaden the confines of dance in an effort to make art accessible and relatable to a larger demographic. For more information please visit us at

About The San Diego Fringe Festival:
San Diego International Fringe Festival is a project of Contact Arts, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2003 along with Actors Alliance of San Diego with the purpose building a network of creativity & communication. Contact Arts & AASD aim to connect ideas with social action through progressive performance & community engaged projects.

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