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James Brown: Get on the Good Foot

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 AT 8PM

Presented by the Apollo Theater

 

The Apollo is ALL THINGS JAMES BROWN for 10 days from October 17 to 26. Click here to view all James Brown events.

 

Conceived by/Artistic Direction:
Otis Sallid


Choreography:
Ephrat Asherie and Jennifer Weber, Souleymane Badolo, Camille A. Brown, Ronald K. Brown, Thang Dao, Derick K. Grant, Aakash Odedra, Abdel Salaam and Otis Sallid

 

Musical Direction:
Ronobir Lahiri, Kevin Toney

 

Costume Design:
Dante Anthony Baylor


Light Design:
Clifton Taylor


Featuring:
PHILADANCO, Ephrat Asherie, Derick Grant, Aakash Odedra

 

To a global community of devotees and admirers, the inimitable James Brown is The Godfather of Soul. Now the Apollo Theater brings you the world premiere of Get On The Good Foot, an evening-long, celebration in dance of the genius of James Brown. The virtuosic, no-holds-barred PHILADANCO, dubbed “one of America’s top troupes” by Dance Magazine, performs new works to a feel-good medley of James Brown hits, choreographed by a who’s who of global dance masters.

 

*A-LIST
Tickets: $95 (premium), $55, $45, $35 
($95 premium ticket includes post-show dance party featuring Burnt Sugar Arkestra) 
In person at the Apollo Theater Box Office
By phone at 800.745.3000
Online at Ticketmaster.com 
Groups of 10 or more: $95 (premium), $46.75, 38.25, $29.75
For Groups call: 212.531.5355

 

Presenters interested in James Brown: Get On The Good Foot can access presenter information HERE.

 

Generous support from the Ford Foundation Fund for Global Programs, JoAnn Price, Earl W. and Amanda Stafford, and the Reginald Van Lee New Works Fund.

 

This project was launched in partnership with the Lafayette Consolidated Government, Lafayette, LA, Joey Durel, President; the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Joseph Savoie, PhD, President; Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission; Lafayette Economic Development Authority and Baton Rouge Community College, Renee and Tawasky Ventroy, Van Eaton and Romero.

 

Co-Commissioned by Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Los Angeles, Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University.

 

This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by The Heinz Endowments; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and The Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.