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Versa-Style Dance Company Bring Hip-Hop Dance to the Weinberg Stage
Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the box office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick Street. Discounts are available for students, children, military, and seniors. There is a Free Ticketed Dance Workshop at New Spire Arts at 10:00 AM which will focus on the fundamentals of street style, including the rhythm and timing of movements, grooves, vocabulary, and the cultural and historical contexts in which the dance was created. In addition, there is also a Free Pre-Show Talk at 7:00 PM for ticket holders of the event. It will be a moderated discussion that will put Versa-Style's electrifying and inspiring works into context. Attendees will learn about the history and impact of street dance, understand the importance of improvisation (aka 'freestyle')
Versa-Style is a dance ensemble that consists of committed and conscientious artists representing the diversity and beautiful complexity of Los Angeles. Founded in 2005 by Los Angeles natives and co-artistic directors Jackie Lopez aka Miss Funk and Leigh Foaad aka Breeze-lee, Versa-Style Dance Company was created to promote, empower and celebrate the artistry of Hip Hop and street dance culture. Named "Los Angeles' Best Dance Troupe for Hip Hop Empowerment"
A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2023-24 season can be found at https://weinbergcenter.org/
ABOUT THE WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS
The Weinberg Center for the Arts is one of the region's premier performing arts presenters, offering film, music, dance, theater, and family-focused programming. Located in the historic Tivoli movie theater in downtown Frederick Maryland, the Weinberg Center strives to ensure that the arts remain accessible and affordable to local and regional audiences alike. Weinberg Center events are made possible with major support from the City of Frederick, the Maryland State Arts Council, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, and other corporate and individual donors.