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St?rling Dance Theater Tackles Race Relations

Feb 12, 2009

The neo-classical dance company, St?rling Dance Theater (in residence at the Culture House in Olathe), has tackled difficult subject matter in its choreography over the last decade, from biblical themes to Alzheimer's.

Kansas City, MO – This weekend, the company presents a ballet called "Underground," exploring race relations before the Civil War and the role of the Underground Railroad. KCUR's Laura Spencer spoke with some of the members of the artistic team.
Note: "Underground" premiered in February 2008.

St?rling Dance Theater presents a "command performance" of "Underground" Friday, February 13, 2009 at 8 pm at the Music Hall, 301 W 13th St, Kansas City, Missouri.

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