Community Concerns: Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services and InnerRhythms Dance Theatre present andamp;#8216;Voicesandamp;#8217; in Tahoe | SierraSun.com

Community Concerns: Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services and InnerRhythms Dance Theatre present andamp;#8216;Voicesandamp;#8217; in Tahoe

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After the success of last yearandamp;#8217;s production, andamp;#8220;My Name Ainandamp;#8217;t Betty Crocker,andamp;#8221; Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services and InnerRhythms Dance Theatre have collaborated once again to bring an equally moving and inspirational performance, called andamp;#8220;Voices: A Celebration of Dance andamp; Theater.andamp;#8221; This new innovative production, directed by Darlene Pearson-Bray, is a combination of community-written monologues intertwined with dance, creating a powerful viewer experience. The audience will be moved by the heartfelt stories of the community through both words and dance.Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services is proud to present a diverse cast of both male and female community members who will be representing the monologues. These actors and actresses give a voice to stories that may be more common in our community than some recognize. This production aims at spotlighting these stories in order to create an understanding of the complicated world of abuse and survival.Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services is thrilled to have InnerRhythms Dance Theatre complement the monologues in Voices by performing dance pieces that are bound to inspire. Their participation assists Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services in providing awareness and education to the public about the realities of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee communities. Voices will be performed on April 30 and May 1 at 7 p.m. at North Tahoe High Schoolandamp;#8217;s theater. Tickets are available at http://www.tahoewomenservices.org: $15 for students, $20 for general admission, $35 for premium seating and VIP reception. For more information call Hayley Adamski at (775) 298-0182. This performance is made possible by the generous donations of many community members, namely; Rouda, Feder, Tietjen andamp; Zanobini, Mama Diva Productions, Warren Bray, and Darlene Pearson-Bray.andamp;#8212; Submitted to the Sun via e-mail to aedgett@sierrasun.com