Dance@Arsht

Ayikodans: Invocation

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Dates

April 11 – 14, 2024

Venue

Carnival Studio Theater

Run Time

TBD

Parental Guide

Ages 8+

Invocation
Bodies, voices, music all in service of the spirit. A calling!

When everything goes awry, we invoke the ancestors, our loa (spirits).

We dance to escape the misery, the pain, the uncertainty. We find light in movement.

Invocation is a world premiere Arsht Center commission.

About Ayikodans
Founded by internationally acclaimed, Haitian-born choreographer, dancer and educator Jeanguy Saintus, Ayikodans are considered Haiti's most vibrant cultural ambassadors. 

Saintus has enabled the emergence of a new, contemporary Haitian aesthetic that, while deeply rooted in tradition, reflects a modern Caribbean culture and creativity that would surprise many who associate the country with disaster, poverty and helplessness.

Ayikodans have traveled extensively through Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia and the United States. They are thrilled to be back at the Adrienne Arsht Center for their seventh season in South Florida.

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Photos by Morgan Sophia Photography.

Tickets

Promo for Screen Reader

  • Thursday, April 11, 2024 7:30 PM

  • Friday, April 12, 2024 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, April 14, 2024 3:00 PM

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