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Ware to host the Dance Theatre of Harlem

Ware Academy in Gloucester will host the Dance Theatre of Harlem, a performance of “Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad” and the American Youth Harp Ensemble as part of its fine arts enrichment program for students. 

All events are free and open to the public, including home-school and public school students.

Please contact Ginger James, Ware Academy Director of Admissions and Special Events, at or 693-3825 for more information or to express interest to attend. James can assist in making seating available.

The Dance Theatre of Harlem will perform on Thursday, February 6, at 10:45 a.m. in the Ware Academy gymnasium. It is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim whose mission is to train young people in ballet and the allied arts while providing art education and offer a troupe of racially diverse performers. 

“Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad” will be presented by Theatre IV on March 11 at 9:30 a.m. for grades 3-5 in the Ware Academy gymnasium. This stirring drama is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. It supports Virginia’s Standards of Learning Tests.

The American Youth Harp Ensemble will perform on April 3 on 10:30 a.m. for grades pre-school through 8 in the Ware Academy gymnasium. This youth harp ensemble continues to dazzle audiences around the world as America’s premier youth harp ensemble. It is well known for its musical sophistication, rich sound, emotional power, and imaginative programming of repertoire.

posted 01.22.2014

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