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Starr Foster Dance



Thu April 27, Fri April 28 @ 7:30pm

Sat April 29 @ 5pm + 7:30pm

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(this event is not included in Firehouse membership)

To continue Starr Foster Dance’s mission to collaborate with and support other artists, SFD presents SPITTING IMAGE II -- a collaboration with 7 photographers to inspire the creation of new dance works.


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Participating photographers
Scott Elmquist
Douglas Hayes
Lew Lott

Clare Loveland Midock
Jay Paul
Barbara Shore

Sandy Williams

Company artists
Taylor-Leigh Adams, Fran Beaumont, Anna Branch, Shannon Comerford, Molly Huey with guest performers Mosca
Mavrophilipos-Flint, Kayla Xavier, Elena Dimitri

Performance schedule

Thursday, April 27th 7:30pm (post show Q&A)

Friday, April 28th 7:30pm (post show champagne toast)

Saturday, April 29th 5:00pm and 7:30pm

starr spitting image.jpg

 photo by Doug Hayes

STARR FOSTER DANCE, founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Starrene Foster, is a critically acclaimed modern dance company which calls Richmond, Virginia its home. It has been our goal to provide Richmond audiences, as well as audiences throughout the country, with prolific and engaging productions. Each year we strive to advance our mission, offering community programs and performances nationally. Known for creating emotionally resonant works, Foster has received numerous awards for her teaching, choreography, collaborative projects and community engagement. Foster feels strongly about creating thought provoking work thatembraces the human spirit. The SFD dancers have received much praise for their superb technique and the innate senseof connectedness while executing Foster’s unique movement vocabulary. In their quest to make the world richer with art, SFD performs regularly throughout the county and is dedicated to theirmission of collaborating with all types of artists. For the last 18 years, Starr Foster Dance has produced the highly recognized Annual Mid-Atlantic Choreographers Showcase, providing more than 250 dance artists opportunities to present work. In 2010, SFD established a mentorship program which offers young dancers an opportunity to train in a professional and safe environment.

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