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Far From Home, a modern dance work portraying immigration
May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm$25
As a COMMUNITY SPONSOR, you can get discounted tickets and VIP status (payment required May 8)
Far From Home, by Wichita-based choreographer Regina Klenjoski, explores the urgent, nationally relevant topic of immigration through a personal lens and weaves poetry, movement, film and an original score into powerfully emotive dance theatre. Klenjoski’s parents immigrated from Macedonia when Regina was a baby, and she honors their courage and sacrifice in her first full-evening work since her 20-year-old company moved from Los Angeles to Wichita four years ago.
The world premiere performances of Far From Home are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E Central Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67206. Each evening opens with a 10-minute documentary of Wichita residents sharing their immigrant experiences in poetry and movement through RKDC’s free community workshops held in February.
As an incentive to help us reach the broadest possible audience of people who navigate more than one culture, we offer the role of Community Sponsor! Your organization’s name and contact information will be listed in the program, and you will reserve FOUR tickets for only $40 as an incentive to reserve NOW and bring a minimum of three friends who will appreciate this cross-cultural story. The deadline to received your payment by check, payable to RKDC, is Wednesday, May 8.
Details on the Community Sponsor Response Form, which can be downloaded here. Call or email Jan Swartzendruber, Far From Home Coordinator for Community Participation, firstname.lastname@example.org, 620-951-4078, for questions or to request FREE tickets for those who cannot afford your $5 Community Sponsor tickets.
Regular price tickets (General Admission is $25; $15 for students) are available through the Crown Uptown Theatre box office, 316-612-7696.