HCC Dance Presents Claire Porter/PORTABLES


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18 January 2013
Hillsborough Community College’s dance program and the School of Visual and Performing Arts presents Claire Porter/PORTABLES on February 1st and 2nd at 7:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre at the Ybor City Campus. 
 
Claire Porter’s PORTABLES are a series of solo comedic movement monologues performed individually and in concert. Porter, a NYC dance diva and comedienne will perform two separate hour long performances.
 
In addition to the performances, Porter will teach choreography workshops to HCC dance students.  These workshops culminate into becoming movement that dancers will perform onstage as “In Betweens” during her performances. 

PORTER's prolific work has been produced by several companies including: Dance Theater Workshop, PS-122, Joyce Soho, The Bottom Line, NY Horticulture Society, The Knitting Factory, Danspace at St. Marks, Jacob's Pillow, Southern Theater in Minneapolis MN, Duncan Theater in Palm Beach FL, Liberty Science Center NJ, Kitchen Theater in Ithaca NY, Wooley Mammoth Theater in DC, Off Center Theater in Tampa FL, Center Stage in Raleigh NC, American Dance Festival, Lucille Ball Festival of Comedy, Holland Festival in the Netherlands, Tour of Comedy in Germany and the Korea International Festival in Seoul. Claire has received several NEA and NJ Choreography Fellowships including a 2002 NJ Fellowship, commissions from DTW's First Light Project, Art Matters, University Dance Companies and Domino's Pizza Company.
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.
 
Additional company information about Claire Porter can be found at http://www.cportables.com.
 
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 hccfl.edu.
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