Thank you for joining us for App Summer 2020! We look forward to seeing you next year. In the meantime, enjoy this sneak peek at the stellar lineup for An Appalachian Summer Festival 2021!
Enjoy this select program featuring archival gems, glimpses of the dancers at home, and sneak peeks of the world premieres that were scheduled for The Joyce this spring; featuring a specially recorded message to our App Summer audience from founder and choreographer David Parsons.
Known for their remarkable athleticism and stunning ensemble work, Parsons Dance brings exuberance, joy and passion to any stage. Flawlessly fusing the gestures and movements that comprise modern dance with the discipline and precision of a classical dance company, the company is internationally renowned. Stunning works, like the iconic Caught, exemplify this company’s innovation and huge audience appeal.
This special preview is scheduled in conjunction with the planned appearance by Parsons Dance as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival’s 2021 season.
To learn more about Parsons Dance: https://www.parsonsdance.org/
This event is exclusively available at the 7pm broadcast and will not be available for further viewing upon the end of the scheduled broadcast.
Join us for a special message by Festival Advisory Board chair Kent Tarbutton and vice-chair Jenny Miller welcoming our online audience to the 2020 season! Denise Ringler, Director of Arts Engagement and Cultural Resources, will also provide an introduction to the season, with informative details about the month-long menu of compelling music, dance, film, theatre and visual arts programming awaiting the festival audience in this innovative, newly formatted season!
Following its scheduled broadcast, this event will be available to view for the duration of the festival. You may access it here or on our YouTube channel.