As seen in Asheville Citizen Times / Asheville Scene, Fri. September 16, 2022 When Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson first met and collaborated at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, both artists knew that they had landed on something unique. “We spoke the same language. We just kind of got each other,” Rhoden said in […]
As seen in Asheville Scene, 8/19/22. The Wortham Center for the Performing Arts has announced its lineup for the 2022-23 season, and it includes a full slate of music, dance, drama, comedy and more. Tickets for all performances go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 25 and are available at worthamarts.org and the box office. Season […]
The Wortham’s 2022/2023 season is announced! Flip through our season brochure and make plans to join us for one of the exciting performances coming up this season. Tickets on sale Thurs. August 25 at 10 a.m.
At the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts, you’ll find the very best in live music, comedy, theatre, dance, music and more. Below is a video sampler of past, present and returning artists. Become a Friend of the Wortham Center and enjoy perks throughout the season.
Scroll down to watch two interview videos with Ephrat Asherie. For New York City-based dancer and choreographer Ephrat Asherie, dance is all about the music. “It’s always been about the music,” said Asherie, the founder and artistic director behind Ephrat Asherie Dance. “Music is what makes you want to get up and move — and […]
As a young dancer in 1940s Philadelphia, Joan Myers Brown dreamed of attending one of the city’s prestigious dance academies — honing her talents, developing additional skills and learning new methods surrounded by her peers. “When you’re a teenager, that’s when you create your dreams. And that’s what I wanted to do,” Brown recalled in […]