Friday, October 5 at 7 pm at the Wallenstein Theater. Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Carlene Carter, daughter of country music legends June Carter and Carl Smith, stepdaughter of Johnny Cash, and granddaughter of “Mother” Maybelle Carter of the original Carter family started her career singing with her family at age 17 and continues to make new music while honoring the old in her own style. Columbia Basin Allied Arts is excited to present country music legend Carter for our Season 41 opener.
Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet Experience the spirited adventures of Mowgli as he befriends and grows up with Baloo the Bear, and battles the larger-than-life Shere Khan the Tiger and Kaa the Snake. An exotic retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s stories enjoyed by all ages, with fanciful costumes, masks, sets and world music that creates the magic of young Mowgli’s life in the jungle.
“It will blow people’s minds how the dancers and puppeteers can make it come to life.”
—Gregory Crane, Scenic Designer
Choreography – Toni Pimble
Music – Indian World Music Fusion
Scenic and Puppet Design – Gregory C. Crane
Costume Design – Jonna Hayden
Mask Design – Lynn Bowers
Lighting Design – Kelly Baum
Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) is the nation’s oldest and most successful repertory dance company. Unlike conventional modern dance organizations, they present a diverse range of modern dance styles and choreographers paired together in dynamic and unexpected performances. They perform with grace and athleticism, beauty and power. Be ready to embrace the unexpected, art in motion, expressed through their bodies as modern dance. For fifty years, RDT has pushed the boundaries of modern dance, while preserving and celebrating its legacy. Wednesday October 12, 7 pm at the Wallenstien Theater.