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Fana Tesfagiorgis: The Dancer/The Dream

June 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

FANA TESFAGIORGIS : THE DANCER/THE DREAM 

Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, where she began her training in dance with Charmaine Ristow at Ballet Madison and W. Earle Smith at Madison Ballet, Fana Tesfagiorgis is now a member of the internationally renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. She returns to her hometown to share her talent and experiences with other young women and men who dare to follow their dreams of becoming a professional dancer.

Monday, June 19, 2017, 7:30 Lecture/Performance 

Fredric March Playhouse Theatre  Memorial Union, 800 Langdon Street,

Reception to follow

Tuesday, June 20, 12:00-2:00  Master Class/Free to the public. Madison Ballet, 160 Westgate Mall, Ste.1 Space is limited; registration required

Sponsored by the UW-Madison Department of Afro-American Studies, the Pre-College Education Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE), and Madison Ballet. Co-sponsors: UW Dance Department; Division of Continuing Studies Dance Program.

We thank the UW Anonymous Fund for its generous support.

Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, where she began her training in dance with Charmaine Ristow at Ballet Madison and W. Earle Smith at Madison Ballet, Fana Tesfagiorgis is now a member of the internationally renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. She returns to her hometown to share her talent and experiences with other young women and men who dare to follow their dreams of becoming a professional dancer.   Sponsored by the UW-Madison Department of Afro-American Studies, the Pre-College Education Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE), and Madison Ballet. Co-sponsors: UW Dance Department; Division of Continuing Studies Dance Program.   We thank the UW Anonymous Fund for its generous support.

 

 

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Date:
June 19, 2017
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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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