Monica Bill Barnes and Company at Hillsborough Community College

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26 September 2013
Hillsborough Community College’s dance program and the Visual and Performing Arts Series presents Monica Bill Barnes and Company’s Thank You and Good Night on October 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre at the Ybor City Campus.

Thank You and Good Night addresses the idea of sharing the stage with someone else and the many meanings of upstaging, being seen and making a scene.  Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass make faces, wiggle and punch the air in little dance tantrums, and use their quick wit to intrigue the audience in various ways.  The piece was originally commissioned by Dance New Amsterdam. 

Monica Bill Barnes & Company( MBB & CO.) is a contemporary American dance company with the mission to celebrate individuality, humor and the innate theatricality of everyday life. The company has performed in over 20 venues in New York City ranging from Dance Now to Fall for Dance. The company has been presented in more than 40 cities throughout the United States and has been commissioned and presented by The American Dance Festival, Bates Dance Festival, Fire Island Dance Festival and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. MBB & CO. has received support from The National Endowment for The Arts, The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New England Foundation for the Arts - National Dance Project, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, The Greenwall Foundation, Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Manhattan Community Arts Fund and The Fund for Creative Communities. Major support has also come in the form of creative residencies awarded by The Joyce Theater Residency Program (2010-2011), Jacob’s Pillow (2009 Creative Development Residency), the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography at Florida State University (2007, 2013) and Joyce SoHo Artist Residency (2005-2006). For more information on Monica Bill Barnes and Company, visit

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 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 14th Street (Avenida Republica de Cuba).  
Hillsborough Community College serves more than 47,000 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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