Screening of Documentary “Flower” by Misty Copeland and Dance Premiere by New England Academy of Dance

New Canaan Library, Jim & Dede Bartlett Auditorium

Sep 23, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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New Canaan Library, Stand Together Against Racism (S.T.A.R.) and the New England Academy of Dance (NEAD), present a special screening of Misty Copeland’s documentary-in-dance, Flower. Following the screening will be a spectacular dance premiere by NEAD, created and choreographed by Ted Thomas to reflect the themes of Misty’s film. In addition, a Q & A featuring Christina Johnson, Dance Theatre of Harlem and Complexions principal dancer. Ms. Johnson plays the role of Misty’s mother and worked closely with Misty on the film. Misty Copeland stars in and produced the documentary, Flower. The 28-minute short, features new music composed by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Raphael Saadiq.

Contact Name: Katherine Blance

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This event is free of charge.


New Canaan Library, Jim & Dede Bartlett Auditorium
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840

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Directly across from Library's main entrance, in the Center School Lot

Accessibility Info

  • braille
  • wheelchair-access