Current weather conditions in Uptown Charlotte
Sunny, and 69 ° F.
The Gantt Center is currently closed.
What's Happening At The Gantt
The Classic International Black Cinema Series - Lying Lips
September 8 - (1939) Writer/producer/director, Oscar Micheaux brought back cast members from his previous movies for this one. Among them: Carman Newsome (Swing!, God's Step Children), Amanda Randolph (also Swing!), and Juano Hernandez (The Girl from Chicago)...
Jonathan Green: A Spiritual Journey of Life
March 30, 2013 - June 15, 2013 - Jonathan Green was born in 1955 in Gardens Corner, South Carolina and graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1982. While his appeal and perspective are truly modern and cosmopolitan, Green looks to the familiar images of his Low Country birt...
An Alvin Ailey Master Class @ The Gantt Center
May 19, 2012, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ages: 16 and up
Costs: $66.63 (orchestra seating); $51.63 (mezzanine); ticket includes admission to master slass and Saturday matinee performance
Join us for a unique opportunity before the Alvin Ailey live performance Saturday matinee!
On Saturday, May 19th at 11:00 am, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture will host a master class taught by an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancer!
Priced at $66.63 (orchestra seating) or $51.63 (mezzanine), your ticket includes admission to the master class and the Saturday matinee performance with seating in the orchestra or mezzanine in addition to a donation to the Gantt Center! The master class starts at 11:00 am ending at 12:30 pm. The matinee performance begins at 2:00 pm.
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture is located in the Levine Center for the Arts at 551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. For more information, please call (704) 379-1380 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today!
Meet The Instructor
Matthew Rushing is the instructor for the Alvin Ailey master class at The Gantt Center.
Matthew Rushing was born in Los Angeles, CA. He began his dance training with Kashmir Blake in Inglewood, CA, and later continued his training at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. He was recently named a 2010 recipient of the Dance Magazine Award. Mr. Rushing joined the Company in 1992 and became Rehearsal Director in June 2010.
To purchase tickets for the Saturday matinee performance, click here. Only those who purchase tickets to the Saturday matinee performance are admitted to the master class.
About Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The work of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates the uniqueness of the African-American cultural experience and the preservation and enrichment of the American modern dance heritage. Formed in 1958, the company has performed for over 23 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on six continents. In 2008, a U.S. Congressional resolution designated the Company as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world”. For more info, please visit www.alvinailey.org.
In collaboration with Blumenthal Performing Arts
Credits: Courtesy Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Photos by Andrew Eccles
|Have the Friends of The Gantt newsletter and program reminders delivered to your inbox.|