Brian Brooks Moving Company Comes to HCC Ybor City

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07 February 2013
TAMPA, FL – Hillsborough Community College’s dance program and the Visual and Performing Arts presents the Brian Brooks Moving Company on February 15th and 16that 7:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre at the Ybor City Campus.
The Brian Brooks Moving Company brings their newest dance, BIG CITY which celebrates the human effort inherent in the process of rebuilding. BIG CITY boasts a large-scale, kinetic sculpture constructed with hundreds of aluminum columns, showcasing Brooks’s affinity for architectural design. This dynamic floor-to-ceiling installation is raised in real time before the audience’s eyes, memorializing the inevitable reconstruction that follows loss. Performed by the company’s seven dancers, Brooks’ choreography hovers between balance and imbalance, testing limits of physical and emotional endurance. BIG CITY features an original score by composer Jonathan Pratt, costumes by long-time collaborator Roxana Ramseur, lighting by Philip Treviño and set by Brooks and Treviño.            
The Brian Brooks Moving Company has presented throughout the US, Asia and Europe since 2002. The group has been presented by organizations including Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Central Park Summerstage and the 92nd Street Y Harkness Festival. National tours have included presentations by the American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Vanderbilt University, Davidson College, the Egg and Wesleyan University. For more information on the Brian Brooks Moving Company, please visit
The Mainstage Theatre is in the performing arts building of the Ybor City Campus. It is located at the corner of E Palm Ave and N 14thStreet (Avenida Republica de Cuba).  All performances are at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $10.00. All HCC students, faculty and staff are admitted free of charge with valid ID.  The box office opens a half hour prior to the performance.
Hillsborough Community College serves more than 48,000 students annually on campuses on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa and in Brandon, Plant City, Ruskin and Ybor City. Hillsborough Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, please visit
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