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Dance

Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening preferences. Andrea Miller’s journey to become the founder and […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening preferences.  What inspires master tap dancer Ayodele Casel to […]

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Valentine’s Day is for all things passionate, and since Spoleto Festival USA adores nothing more than the performing arts, we’ve rounded up performances from the 2017 season that share a common theme: love. That complicated, all-encompassing human experience is expressed in a variety of ways this year—from an […]

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During Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 season, longtime dancers and newbies alike will have the opportunity to take part in four unique master classes given by the Festival’s visiting artists. Company Wang Ramirez (of Monchichi), for instance, will lead attendees through a dance class on May […]

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Often, words cannot fully do justice to a choreographed work. So in this blog we are letting movement and music do the the talking for us. Here is a taste of the dance performances that will be presented during the Festival’s 40th-season:   Aakash Odedra Company brings us a 4-part solo […]

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