Savion Glover’s All FuNKD’ Up, The ConCert

When:
February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
2018-02-23T20:00:00-05:00
2018-02-23T22:00:00-05:00
Where:
National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
USA
Cost:
Various

Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Savion Glover launches the North American Tour of Savion Glover’s All FuNKD’ Up, The ConCert at Washington, D.C.’s National Theatre with performances on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 8pm.

 

Tickets may be purchased online at TheNationalDC.com, in person at the National Theatre Box Office (Monday thru Friday fromNoon to 6:00 PM), or by calling 800-514-3849. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in downtown Washington, D.C.

 

This thrilling new show highlights tap dance superstar Savion Glover’s mesmerizing interplay of percussive genius as he and his six-piece band and a company of dancers illumnate original grooves and compositions as only a tap dance master could. All FuNKD’ Up marks the newest innovative expression from Tony® Award-winning choreographer and dancer Savion Glover(Broadway’s BRING IN ’DA NOISE, BRING IN ’DA FUNK).

 

The New York Times hailed Savion Glover as “the greatest tap dancer who has ever lived” while Huffington Post called him “energetic and uplifting.” NBC News said that Savion Glover is what happens when you allow passion, creativity, and drive to take over.” Discover Hollywood described him as “absolutely sensational” with “brilliant dancing.”

 

SAVION GLOVER

Celebrating his 35th year as a performing artist in show business, Tony Award-winning tap dancer, choreographer, and Producer Savion Glover’s Broadway and film credits include THE TAP DANCE KID, BLACK & BLUE, JELLY’S LAST JAM, BRING IN ‘DA NOISE BRING IN ‘DA FUNK, the movie TAP with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr., Spike Lee’s BAMBOOZLED and HAPPY FEET and HAPPY FEET 2, which he choreographed. Most recently recognized for his award-winning choreography in the acclaimed Broadway musical SHUFFLE ALONG, Mr., Glover continues to focus on bringing attention to the artform of Tap Dance as an instrumental component as maintaining a highly entertaining visual. Mr. Glover enjoys dancing on concert stages around the world with legendary jazz musicians such as Jack DeJohnette, Roy Haynes, and McCoy Tyner.

 

In his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, Savion Glover holds the honor of being on the Board of Directors at the NJPAC where he also serves as NJPAC’s Dance Ambassador. Also in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, Savion Glover established The HooFeRzCLuB School For Tap as well as Savion Glover Productions – a production entity highlighting the tradition of tap dancing and sound, and also serves as a team-based organization that seeks to provide quality production and project management services for dancers. Credits for Savion Glover Productions include Classical Savion®, Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz, Visions of a Bible, Savion Glover’s SOLO IN TIME, Savion Glover’s SoLE Sanctuary, Invitations to a Dancer, Savion Glover’s STePz, Savion Glover and The Otherz and Assistant Segment Producer of Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz appearance on DANCING WITH THE STARS.

 

CALENDAR INFORMATION

Savion Glover’s All FuNKD’ Up, The ConCert

 

PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES:

2 performances only: Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 8pm

 

LOCATION

The National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

 

Metro: Metro Center, Federal Triangle

 

For parking information, visit thenationaldc.org/directions-parking/

 

TICKETS

Tickets for Savion Glover’s All FuNKD’ Up, The ConCert may be purchased online at TheNationalDC.com, by calling 800-514-3849, or in person at the National Theatre Box Office (Monday thru FridayNoon to 6:00 PM). On show days, including weekends, the box office is open 2 hours prior to the performance start time, and closes 30 minutes after the show begins.

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