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Complexions Contemporary Ballet Celebrates the Diversity of Dance

— by on December 20th, 2016

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

The Lenfest Center for the Arts at Washington and Lee University presents Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Influenced by a wide range of distinct dance styles, rhythms and periods, Complexions Contemporary Ballet reflects the rich diversity present in our world, through its exciting range of mixed dance cultures and forms.

Complexions comes to the Lenfest Center for a one-night engagement on Jan. 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Keller Theatre.

Hailed as “two of the greatest virtuosos ever to emerge from ‘Ailey land’’ by The New York Times, founders Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden have created over 90 ballets for Complexions using a wide array of classical, modern and contemporary dance. Combining the best of physical athleticism and dancing grace, Complexions captivates audiences with striking athletics, stirring movement and magnificent delivery.

Complexions is a multicultural ballet, comprised of 16 dancers of different ethnic and dance backgrounds and it but incorporates all dancing techniques into their shows.

Order your tickets online today at wlu.edu/lenfest-center. The Lenfest Box Office will reopen after the holidays on Jan. 9, 2017. The box office number is (540) 458-8000, and hours are Monday through Friday, 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. and will be open 2 hours prior to the performance time. Complexions is sponsored in part by the Class of ’64 Performing Arts Fund.