AMAHL and the NIGHT VISITORS
Earthen Vessels, The Sandra Organ Dance Company is pleased to present “AMAHL
AND THE NIGHT VISITORS” a ballet choreographed by James Sewell of
Minneapolis that incorporates American Sign Language (ASL) into the telling
of this poignant holiday tale. It will be showing at Zilkha Hall in the
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday and Sunday , Dec 18 and 19
at 2:30 and 7:30 pm. This show is a great group outing and family friendly
event that honors the Christmas season….and it’s only an hour long!
The storyline is that of a widow and her disabled child, who are visited by
three wise men. It’s a heartwarming opera that was made for television in
the 1950’s—a wonderful introduction, . “AMAHL” is absolutely accessible to
deaf community, with a special ticket rate ($10) great for groups of all
generations. There will be an interpreter present to facilitate ticketing
and announcements before the show, as well as discussion with performers
after the show. Another highlight involves educating and teaching the basics
of the ASL alphabet to the hearing audience as well.
Please consider bringing your group and family, as tickets for the deaf
community, seniors and students is only $10 per attendee.
Earthen Vessels, The Sandra Organ Dance Company has been in existence for 12
years, and has offered this production along with two others revolving
around various communities in our city, especially the African American and
Latino heritages therein. The Company has offices and studio space at
Talento Bilingue and offers reasonable tickets rates at a variety of venues
in the downtown area.
Sandra Organ Solis founded THE COMPANY after 15years as Houston Ballet’s
first African American ballerina, and founded this contemporary ballet
ensemble to promote contemporary dance, educate and diversify the audience
with “dances they can get.” Mrs. Organ Solis is a master teacher, performs
sacred dance in church settings and leads choreographic workshops at
spiritual retreats. She also serves as a deacon at City of Refuge EPC in the
For more information, please call us at 713-225-0677 or go our website:
TO PURCHASE TICKETS DIRECTLY
call 713-315-2525 or go to http://www.hobbycenter.org
Earthen Vessels, The Sandra Organ Dance Company is funded in part by a grant
from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance and supported in part
by Texas Commission on the Arts.