Barkha Patel – Juried Bessies Award Tour in Rochester

Barkha Patel dancing in orange dress outdoors among green natural background.

Year: 2024-2025
DanceForce Member: Missy Pfohl Smith
Artist: Barkha Patel
Community Partners: Bharata School of Indian Dance and Music; Eastman School of Music; Nazareth College, Rochester; Rochester Institute of Technology; SUNY Brockport; University of Rochester
Audience: 645
County: Monroe

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El Ritmo – Sol y Sombra Dance Company

Barbara Martinez of Sol y Sombra Spanish Dance Company. Photo by Clyde Berger

Year: 2024-2025
DanceForce Member: Margarita Espada
Artists: David Y Celia,ย  Maria Loreta Celitan, Rodrigue Edouard, Elisabet Torras
Community Partners: Brentwood Library, Brentwood School District, JVC Broadcasting, Latino Teacher Association, Legislator Samuel Gonzalez, Uplift Our Town
Audience: 1,530
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Jamestown Dance Festival


Barkha Patel in RAMTI AAVE or Her Playful Arrival. Photo by Joseph Sinott

Year: 2024-2025
DanceForce Member: Sukanya Burman
Partnering DanceForce Member: Ivan Sygoda
Artist: Barkha Patel
Community Partners:ย  171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning; American Dance Asylum; Chautauqua Region Community Foundation; Reg Lenna Center for the Arts; Robert H. Jackson Center; SatyaVani Arts; Sheldon Foundation; Sukanya Burman Dance; YWCA Jamestown
Audience: 900
County: Chautauqua

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