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Dance the Dream for a better world

WHAT

Dance the Dream is a world flash-mob dance to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech. Everyone is invited to join us on August 28, 2013 to celebrate and live Dr. King’s dream.

WHY

The mission of Dance the Dream is to create a shared life-affirming experience that galvanizes global solidarity for overcoming division and solving problems. It is about people from every corner of the planet coming together in Dr. King’s “symphony of brotherhood” to inaugurate a new era of progress and possibility. Register.

WHERE

World

In cooperation with UNESCO’s World Heritage Project, the dance sites represent the world’s geographic and cultural diversity as well as our history and fragility as a global civilization.

Registrations are being accepted for the following locations:

AtlantaBostonCape Town (South Africa)ChicagoLondonLos AngelesMiamiNew South WalesNew YorkParisSingapore, and Washington, D.C..

To register for any other location please go to Dance the Dream – A World Flash Mob Dance.

WHO

World

The participating choreographers include Peter London of the Peter London Global Dance Company for Miami, Jenna Lee of the English National Ballet for London, Eartha Robinson of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy for Los Angeles, Kevin Iega Jeff of the Deeply Rooted Dance Theater for Chicago, Gregory Maqoma of the Vuyani Dance Theatre (and featuring Dance for All) for Cape Town, Mourad Merzouki of Compagnie Kafig for Paris, Aubrey Lynch of the Harlem School of the Arts for New York, and Stephen Page of the Bangarra Dance Theatre for New South Wales. Choreographers who would like to participate in Dance the Dream should email their request to info@karzproductions.com.

THE CREATIVE TEAM

Richard KarzRICHARD KARZ
Executive ProducerRichard Karz is the producer of the PBS documentary special, Legacy: Being Black in America, which explores the rise of Barack Obama against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement.

Charlene LimCHARLENE LIM
International Dance ProducerCharlene Lim is Director of Partnerships at the International Theatre Institute (ITI), a global performing arts organization based in UNESCO, Paris, and is Founder and CEO of Global Arts Link.

Toni ThomasTONI THOMAS
U.S. Dance ProducerToni Thomas is Co-Producer of the Miami Dance Festival, Dance Presenter of the Los Angeles’ African-American Heritage Month, and Dance Producer of the 21st Annual 2011 Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch NAACP Theatre Awards and Festival.

Jeffrey PageH. B. BARNUM
Music DirectorH. B. is the music director for the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. He has scored music for television shows, including The Grammy’s, The Stellar Awards, NAACP Image Awards, The Globe Awards, and The Olympics.

Register for Dance the DreamDance the Dream: Email us your video for Dance

Afghanastan

Dance the Dream includes music performed by the Afghan Youth Orchestra.

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