Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman

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Presented by Huston-Tillotson University at Huston-Tillotson University King-Seabrook Chapel, Austin TX

Feb 08 - 09
Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman

History is brought to life on stage through movement, dramatic narration, African drums, melodious string sounds and traditional spirituals.

Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman presented by Huston-Tillotson University is a powerful music/dance/drama featuring Desert Dance Theatre with Renee Davis as Harriet Tubman, and traditional spirituals sung by the Huston-Tillotson University Concert Choir. Additional performances include the Narrator/Voice of Harriet by Renee Morgan Brooks, African drumming and music direction by Step Raptis, a string quartet, and local actors and dancers.
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Tickets are $35-$40.  Students and seniors with proper identification are eligible for a 20% discount off of the $35 tickets.

Group pricing  and accommodations for those with disabilities are available. Contact us at or 512-585-6092.


Contact: 512-585-6092


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  • This powerful scene from the Desert Dance Theatre dance drama, Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman, follows Tubman’s life as a young slave on a Southern Plantation, her attempts to escape slavery, her work on the Underground Railroad, and her contributions to the Abolitionist movement. This clip features Renee Davis as Harriet Tubman, dramatic narration by Renee Morgan Brooks, African drumming and music direction by Step Raptis, accompaniment by String Sounds and traditional spirituals sung by a choral ensemble featuring baritone soloist, Greg Dansby.


Huston-Tillotson University King-Seabrook Chapel

900 Chicon, Austin, TX

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