The Making of a Firebird

When: Sun, Jul 31, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Did you know that the world premiere of Dance Theatre of Harlem's famous ballet, Firebird, took place in Detroit? Come meet Christina Johnson, one of the few who brought that amazing and dynamic work to life, and learn about her life journey that would ultimately lead to the making of a Firebird. Join other museum members for an exclusive reception and private tour of the "Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts" exhibition with Christina Johnson, former principal dancer of Dance Theatre of Harlem, followed by an intriguing public panel discussion with Ms. Johnson and Brianna Furnish, founder of Ballet Renaissance. For more information please visit our website.

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