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Ronald K Brown/Evidence: The Dance Series

  • Overview

    Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, EVIDENCE, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Through work, EVIDENCE provides a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. Brown uses movement as a way to reinforce the importance of community in African American culture and to acquaint audiences with the beauty of traditional African forms and rhythms. He is an advocate for the growth of the African American dance community and is instrumental in encouraging young dancers to choreograph and to develop careers in dance.

    The Dance Series returns to the Civic Center stage with three unique, groundbreaking companies, bringing the best of what the dance world has to offer. Each pushes the boundaries of flawless physicality & compelling stories, from breakthrough interpretations of swing to a legendary choreographer’s debut in Des Moines, bringing new, bold movements.

    Experience for yourself why this “artistic adventure” has become a favorite night out!