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Posts from Kelsey Colcord

January 2014

1.23.14
Kelsey Colcord
Are you an American artist who is interested in touring internationally, an international artists looking to tour in the United States, or a presenter who wants to present international artistsbut...Read more »

August 2013

8.22.13
Kelsey Colcord
We are pleased to share 2014 Center Stage Artist Brochure featuring profiles on each ensemble and more in-depth information about Center Stage. This publication kicks off an exciting time as the...Read more »

July 2013

7.29.13
Kelsey Colcord
Announcing Center Stage 2014: Tour Planning Begins for U.S. Tours of Artists from Morocco, Pakistan, and Vietnam
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Lahore,...Read more »

March 2013

3.28.13
Kelsey Colcord
The last (but not least!) of the Center Stage 2012 ensembles to arrive in the U.S. was Jogja Hip Hop Foundation (JHF), a group of DJs and rappers who incorporate Indonesian pop and gemalan music,...Read more »
3.26.13
Kelsey Colcord
In November 2012, Center Stage welcomed two very funny men to the U.S., Danish Ali and Ali Gul Pir, also known as Very Live. While on tour in the U.S., they were eager to see what made Americans...Read more »
3.15.13
Kelsey Colcord
BélO, Haiti's socially conscious groove innovator, came to the U.S. with Center Stage in late October 2012. Although he had performed in the states before, this was BélO's first time to...Read more »
3.5.13
Kelsey Colcord
I believe that there is a possibility for us in this world to each mutually understand one another, because the arts, especially dance, makes us all honest and grants us an inner conscience. - Ery...Read more »
3.1.13
Kelsey Colcord
Flying from Pétion-Ville, Haiti, to Washington, DC in October of 2012, Compagnie de Danse Jean-René Delsoin began the journey of their Center Stage Tour. This company of five dancers...Read more »

February 2013

2.19.13
Kelsey Colcord
In Mid-September 2012, Ti-Coca & Wanga-Nègès arrived in Washington, D.C. from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. This group of internationally renowned troubadours lit up every festival, school...Read more »
2.1.13
Kelsey Colcord
Papermoon Puppet Theatre is a group of young artists and performers using puppetry to speak about contemporary issues, specifically the tumultous 1960's in Indonesia, with their piece, Mwathirika ...Read more »

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