|Title:||Zikr Dance Ensemble ( Email This Event | )|
|Time/Dates:||Aug 26, 2012 07:30 PM - Aug 26, 2012 09:00 PM|
|Organization Name:||Center for the Arts Crested Butte|
|Contact Name:||Jamie Booth|
|Primary Event Characteristics:||Arts|
|Secondary Event Charateristics:||Night Life|
The Zikr Dance Ensemble offers a spectrum of works that are based on transcendent dance rituals from many different ancient world cultures throughout history along withoriginal and contemporary dance/theatre realizations. The company‘s purpose is to offer performance experiences of spiritual atonement for both participants and audiences alike which are both theatrically engaging and educational and which also promote multi-cultural respect, diversity and tolerance. The Zikr Dance Ensemble aims to preserve the sheer beauty of the historic dances, and along with the presentation of original and contemporary works, seeks to enhance the appreciation for the unity of the human spirit and provide a unique artistic experience of the many ways that diverse spiritual and cultural traditions express creativity and wonder through dance.