SPARK: An Evening to Benefit Dance ARĪS 

(Pronounced "Arise";  stands for Artist Residency in the Smokies)

Photo courtesy of Doug Varone and Dancers

WHEN: Friday, October 21, 2016

  • 6:45pm - Gala Reception

  • 8pm - Performance

WHERE: HART (The Fangmeyer Theatre)

250 Pigeon Street, Waynesville, NC 28786      View Map

WHO: Local Pre-, Current, and Post-Professional Dancers

  • Kendall Teague, Sky Byrd and River Byrd will perform classical and contemporary ballet pieces similar to those you may remember from the Atlanta Ballet residency

  • Erin Owen and Kendall Teague will perform contemporary modern dance works by world-renowned choreographer Doug Varone

  • Aparna Keshaviah and Nisha Pai will present a modernization of Bharatanatyam - a south Indian classical dance style with theatrical roots over 2,000 years old


  • $60 = performance + gala (heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine) package (6:45 pm)

  • $25 = performance only (8:00 pm, doors open at 7:45pm)

  • Student tickets available for $10 off each of the above options