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MSSD’s 31st Winter Dance Concert, “Gotta Dance”


Gotta Dance
Directed by Yola Rozynek

Special Highlight of This Year's Concert
This year MSSD's Performing Arts Program celebrates the 20th anniversary of a special trip to Senegal, West Africa, that changed the lives of the nine MSSD students who participated.

The trip was organized by Marcia Freeman, then-dance teacher at MSSD, in collaboration with the KanKouran West African Dance Company. As part of the celebration at this year's concert, three alumni of that tour-Mervin Primeaux, Carol Penn, and Marcia Freeman (Senegal Redux)-will perform a specially created West African dance and share photos from their trip.

Performance dates:

  • Thursday, February 7, at 10 a.m.
  • Friday, February 8, at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 9, at 8 p.m.

Choreographers: Ronnie Bradley, Wade Green, Melanie Hubbard, Ameena Patterson, Kriston Pumphrey, Yola Rozynek, and Antonio Webb

Guest Dance Companies: Bison With Attitude Dance Company, Dynamic Duo, Eleanor Roosevelt High School Dance Company, Gallaudet Dance Company, KanKouran West African Dance Company, National Deaf Dance Theater, Senegal Redux, and The Wild Zappers

Please note that not all guest dance companies will be performing in the matinee on February 7.

Tickets: $8 - adults; $7 - college students and senior citizens with I.D.; $3 - per person for school groups

Ticket reservations: E-mail Yolanta.Rozynek@gallaudet.edu, call (202) 651-5031, or fax (202) 651-5109.