Stories of War Veterans Dance Performances by EXIT12

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Presented by Art Spark Texas at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX

Oct 18 - 19
Stories of War Veterans Dance Performances by EXIT12

Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas) brings award-winning, contemporary dance company EXIT12 to Austin’s Dougherty Art Center Oct. 18 and 19 (8 pm) for a performance of “Stories of War” told through monologues, poetry and dance.

The battlefield transforms into a stage as the EXIT12 veterans recount incredible moments of sacrifice, courage, triumph, and loss. These stories are then realized in choreography. The evening is an intimate experience where veterans will share experiences of war, service, and coming home to embark on a positive search for a hopeful future.

Part of the “Stories of War” performance includes public participation. A performance workshop, free and open to the public (registration required), is

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets for the Dance performance are $15 / $10 for veterans, students and seniors.

Available on-line or at the door.

The dance workshop is free. Register here:

Contact: 512-454-9912

Email: silva@artsparktx.org

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PHOTOS

  • EXIT12 Dancer

VIDEOS

  • Award-winning documentary film EXIT 12, directed by Mohammad Gorjestani, (SXSW 2019 Grand Jury Award) which follows EXIT12 founder, U.S. Marine and dancer Roman Baca, who returns from the Iraq War as a broken veteran ravaged by depression, anxiety and anger, who turns to dance as a way to cope.

LOCATION

Dougherty Arts Center

1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

MADE POSSIBLE WITH SUPPORT FROM

 

The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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