TITLE

Chicago dance companies team up with wheelchair dancers for benefit performance

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Jet;06/16/97, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a benefit performance in Chicago, Illinois featuring the Byant Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago with wheelchair dancers from Dance>Detour. The mission of Dance>Detour; The performance to benefit Chicago's Access Living.
ACCESSION #
9706183773

 

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