Gold Canyon Arts Council presents ‘Incredible Feets’ Nov. 13

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble will perform its signature show “Incredible Feets,” Nov. 13 in Gold Canyon. The performance is presented by the Gold Canyon Arts Council. (Courtesy of Gold Canyon Arts Council)

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble will perform its signature show “Incredible Feets,” Nov. 13 in Gold Canyon. The performance is presented by the Gold Canyon Arts Council. (Courtesy of Gold Canyon Arts Council)

 

The Gold Canyon Arts Council presents Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon.

With its signature show, “Incredible Feets,” the ensemble presents the world of percussive dance with the step dances of Ireland, England and Canada; the clogging of Southern Appalachia; and the jazz tap, hoofing and hamboning of the American South, according to a press release.

Under the direction of artistic director, Eileen Carson, a National Endowment for the Arts Choreography Fellow, the dance troupe has performed throughout the world in diverse venues such as:

•London, England, as guest artists with “Riverdance,”

•the Kennedy Center, performing “Steps and Stripes” for the 200th anniversary of “The Star Spangled Banner,” and

•opening of the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Awards.

Purchase advance adult tickets for $25 and student tickets for $5 at Canyon Rose Storage, 6405 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon, and at the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce office, 567 W. Apache Trail. Adult tickets at the door are $30.

Also, tickets may be ordered via PayPal on the GCAC’s Canyon Sounds website: http://www.gcac1.com/cynsnds.html.

The Gold Canyon Arts Council, a nonprofit organization, promotes the performing and visual arts through its Canyon Sounds Artist Series. More information about the organization can be found on its website.

The council is supported in part by grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Western States Arts Federation, the National Endowment for the Arts, local corporations and businesses.

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