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Posted on July 14, 2017 at 10:56AM by Holly Heaton
In the summer heat, a crisp salad bursting with flavor is the ultimate refreshing meal. With access to an abundance of fresh and vibrant South Carolina produce, Columbia chefs are serving up ...
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Posted on June 28, 2017 at 2:51PM by Holly Heaton
  Photo by: John A. Carlos II  Burgers on the grill, boats in the water and fireworks flying through the southern air...it's almost 4th of July weekend, y'all. Don't stress over ...
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Posted on June 27, 2017 at 6:49AM by Dayna Cantelmi
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Posted on June 2, 2017 at 6:16AM by Columbia, South Carolina
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Posted on May 19, 2017 at 8:11AM by Dayna Cantelmi
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Posted on May 11, 2017 at 7:43AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get to know the man who's worked hard to bring a lot more color and creativity to Columbia SC - Lee Snelgrove with One Columbia for Arts and History!       Lee Snelgrove ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Abby Naas with the Columbia Fireflies
Posted on May 9, 2017 at 10:32AM by Dayna Cantelmi
A somewhat newer face in the Columbia community, Abby Naas and the Columbia Fireflies with whom she works have already made quite the impact on our region. Find out just what it is that ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Chef Mike Davis with Terra
Posted on May 9, 2017 at 9:42AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Today, check in with Chef Mike Davis from Terra for all of his insider tips on Columbia SC!       Chef Mike Davis, owner of Terra in West Columbia, is a ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Rita Patel with Hotel Trundle
Posted on May 8, 2017 at 1:20PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Thanks for tuning in yesterday and getting to know Trae Judy with Music Farm Columbia a little better! Now, find out how Rita Patel with Hotel Trundle has impacted our ...
Columbia SC's Faces of Travel: Trae Judy with Music Farm
Posted on May 8, 2017 at 7:00AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get to know some of the movers and shakers in our community who make the tourism industry in Columbia warm, welcoming and thriving. Stay tuned this week as we get to know some of Columbia's Faces of ...
What's Hot This May
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 6:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Between the weather, sports, concerts and festivals, there's no reason not to be out and about in the streets of Columbia, SC this May. Read on for a roundup of things to do below, then ...

Vibrations Dance Company

  • Post Office Box 202
  • Elgin, SC 29045
  • Phone: 803-361-5262
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Vibrations Dance Company (VDC) was established in Columbia, South Carolina by dance instructor-fitness expert Evie Belton and her business partner, T. Michael Wright, in 1997.

Evie's vision was to establish an ensemble - a dance collective - to explore and express the African-American aesthetic through the performance of spiritual, blues, modern, and jazz dances that reflect and exhibit African-American social, cultural and artistic existence throughout the world, especially in the United States. The company’s wide ranging repertoire, primarily representing original work by Artistic Director and Choreographer Terrance Henderson, includes traditional, contemporary, experimental and avant-garde approaches/genres. A native of Newberry, SC, Henderson calls upon his studies of West African dance, tap, jazz, modern and ballet to craft VDC’s imaginative and awe-inspiring works of grace, strength and beauty, all markedly influenced by Henderson’s strong theatre background.

VDC is a company of and for the people of South Carolina. Many of the dancers, all of whom are SC residents, received their training within the Company. Several current company members were once apprentice dancers from local high schools and colleges, training under senior company members. VDC conducts and participates in community outreach programs for education and community development. VDC also holds direct partnerships with local school districts and is regularly invited as a guest artist in school districts throughout the state. VDC includes at least seven dancers who hold dance teacher positions within SC School Districts and/or are artists in residence through the SC Arts Commission Approved Artists Roster.

In 2003, VDC joined forces with Dr. Lucia A. Pirisi-Creek and with a diverse group of artists and arts supporters to found the South Carolina Multicultural Arts Center, Inc. (SC McAC, Inc.) with the mission of supporting multicultural arts in the community as a vehicle of education, community building, and healing.

At the same time VDC has earned an international reputation and is raising the bar in Contemporary Dance in South Carolina. VDC has performed side by side with world-renowned companies at the Jazz Dance World Congress, where Henderson was twice invited as a finalist of the Leo’s Competitive Choreography Event, a prestigious international competition reserved to professional choreographers.

Every year, VDC produces and presents a full season including at least three evening-length concerts distributed throughout the Fall, Winter and Spring and performs in theatres, schools, festivals, and communities all across the state. In addition, VDC provides school residencies and educational activities and performances.

VDC has also performed as guest artist for, and holds affiliations with other art groups such as Workshop Theatre, the Columbia Museum of Art, the University of South Carolina and Columbia Classical Ballet.

A detailed schedule of events, choreographer’s notes, pictures and video clips and much more at: www.vibrationsdancecompany.org
www.terrancehenderson.com
www.scmcac.org

More about VDC’s community involvement

Henderson is one of the three “pillars” (along with Dr. Chris Lee and Ms. Jane Schwantes) of the Logan Elementary School Fine Arts Department that developed and supports the Logan Leopards Steel Band, West African Drum & Dance Ensemble, and Contemporary Dance Ensemble. These dedicated, highly talented children perform extensively throughout the state and beyond, while learning dance, music, and invaluable life skills under the guidance of their extraordinary teachers and mentors.

VDC embraced and helped develop SC McAC’s “Artists Against Breast Cancer” a research and community outreach program that uses the arts to promote breast cancer awareness in South Carolina. For more information about “Artists Against Breast Cancer” see: www.scmcac.org

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