Clara Barton: Beyond the Battlefield
October 22, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm| $10
The Mid Maryland Performing Arts Center’s Dance FX student repertory company invites you to an evening of compelling, original dance inspired by Clara Barton’s service, sacrifice, and contributions to American history.
Choreographer, Kelsy Rupp, was inspired to create a site-specific dance honoring Clara Barton and her contributions. “I visited the site and you could feel Clara Barton’s presence in the rooms,” noted the choreographer, “Knowing how much was accomplished within that space is overwhelming. So much of what she dealt with–personally and as a humanitarian–mirror many of the issues our country is facing today.”
Mid Maryland Performing Arts Center’s Dance FX is a dance company based in Frederick, MD. The company consists of young, advanced dancers, who explore a variety of dance styles. The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum is thrilled to welcome these young performers as they interpret the history of the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office through dance.