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dance & movement series

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.

Woltosz Theatre

Led by dance icons Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, Complexions Contemporary Ballet has awakened audiences to a new, exciting genre with their singular approach of reinventing dance and contemporary ballet. With stunning gifted dancers and powerful choreography, Complexions has been hailed as a “matchless American dance company” by the Philadelphia Inquirer and “game changing” by London’s The Guardian. A collection of company favorites open the program that also features LOVE ROCKS, set to the music of Lenny Kravitz, is Rock meets Ballet! Fun, thrilling and the most amazing Kravitz music, LOVE ROCKS is the “ ! ” on this exciting program.

The Gogue Center will present a series of master and community dance classes with Complexions Contemporary Ballet—Monday, March 13. 

Intermediate/Advanced Master Class
12:30–2 p.m.

Advanced Master Class
2:15–3:45 p.m.

Community Dance Class
(Open to movers of all levels)
4–5:30 p.m.

All classes are FREE and open to the public. Ages 12 and up are welcome; masks required. Space is limited to 30 guests per class. Registration is required. Classes will be held at the Auburn University Department of Theatre and Dance. For more information and to register, please contact Michelle Hamff, director of education and engagement, at

“A matchless American dance company.”
— Philadelphia Inquirer

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