Open Classical presents an innovative performing arts production combining music, theater, and dance! "The Bach and Wing - Live Classical Music Tap Dance Extravaganza" on March 22nd at the Latino Cultural Center
March 6, 2014 (Newswire) - Dallas based musical arts organization, Open Classical, known for producing highly entertaining and engaging, casual performances will present "The Bach and Wing - Live Classical Music Tap Dance Extravaganza" at the Latino Cultural Center on Saturday, March 22nd at 8pm.
The eclectic, all-ages show combines live classical music with the extraordinary talents from the Rhythmic Souls Tap Company - north Texas dance group led by Katelyn Harris and Keira Leverton. Traditional dances like the buck and wing, shim sham, sand dance, and innovative new choreography will have toes tapping and heels flying to Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi and Mendelssohn.
Plus, intertwined between the explosive, energetic beat bits, Fun House Theatre and Film (named 2013 BEST Theater Company by The Dallas Observer) presents a humorous love-triangle story between the greatest composers of all time. Jeff Swearingen, founder, director and writer will perform the role of W.A. Mozart in the comedic sketches. The entire show is a rare artistic combination of theater, tap dance, and popular live classical music tunes.
Open Classical director, violinist/violist and composer Mark Landson leads the live amplified chamber music group along with Thiago Nascimento, known throughout DFW for his impressive piano technique and ingenious improvisation.
Tickets are $20 in advance and available at www.OpenClassical.org. Latino Cultural Center is located at 2600 Live Oak in Dallas, near the Dallas Arts District. Free parking is available in the designated lot, with additional parking along adjacent streets.
About Open Classical - With a comfortable and welcoming spirit, Open Classical produces music events that combine beautiful classical artistry with variety and just enough comedic bits for the enjoyment by audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Based in Dallas, TX, the organization is in it's third year, producing well over 150 events. A flourishing community of supporters, fans and performers has enabled the organization to fulfill its mission of putting classical music into the heart of everyday popular culture.
About Rhythmic Souls Tap Company - Rhythmic Souls Tap Company was formed in North Texas for the purposes of promoting and preserving the indigenous American art of tap dance through educational classes, workshops and performances.
About Fun House Theatre and Film - While most children's arts organizations focus on merely exposing children to, or having them participate in the arts, this is not our goal. Created, developed and implemented solely by entertainment industry professionals, Fun House Theatre and Film provides an advanced educational foundation for the next generation of creative artists.
With a curriculum of productions, classes, workshops, and private lessons, through hands on experience, students of Fun House Theatre and Film learn concepts, skills and techniques forming the basis for continued creative arts education and enabling an immediate proactive approach to working in the theatre and film industries today.