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Rhythm & Roots Auditions

Saturday, September 14, 2008
Memorial Gym Studio A
3:00 P.M. (Drama Only)
5:00 P.M. (Dance Only)

African Street Festival
Friday, September 19, 2008
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Tennessee State University Campus
6:30 P.M.

Friday, August 29, 2008
Ingram Hall
7:30 P.M.

7:30 P.M. March 14 – Live VU Student Life Center, Vanderbilt University Rhythm & Roots performs with many other student organizations for prospective students in the Class of 2012.

7:30 P.M. March 11
“iDance” Momentum Dance Group Spring Showcase 2008

Ingram Hall Rhythm & Roots performs a segment from Makes Me Wanna Holla.

6:00 P.M. February 27 – Riverbend Maximum Security Facility Rhythm & Roots members celebrate Black History Month with members of the facility through dance and drama.

7:00 P.M. February 21 – Tennessee State University Daughter’s of Deception T.E. Poag Auditorium TSU campus Rhythm & Roots opens for this play, tickets $5 at the door.

9:00 – 11:00 P.M. February 20 – Videoconference at Vanderbilt Virtual School Through videoconferencing, Rhythm & Roots interacted with students from 14 different schools in Texas, Minnesota, and California. In two hours, R&R performed and answered questions and impacted almost 800 students in these 14 schools.

7:00 P.M. February 12 – Rhythm & Roots performs in the first Black History Month celebration at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood Tn. International Fest.

10:00 A.M. February 10 – Morning service at Strong Tower Bible Church Franklin, Tn.

Makes Me Wanna Holla!
Saturday, January 26, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 27, at 3:00 p.m.

Ingram Performing Arts Center, Blair School of Music Vanderbilt Campus

This year’s performance was a collaborative effort between many talented individuals from Vanderbilt and the surrounding Nashville community. The production will make you throw up both your hands with emotion! Click here to check out the poster!

Pieces Of A DREAM
Saturday, February 3, at 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 4, at 4:00 pm

Monday, January 16, 2006 7:00 pm
MLK Candlelight Vigil, Benton Chapel, Divinity School

Friday, February 3, 2006 7p.m.
Saturday, February 4, 7p.m.

Tickets are $6 at Sarratt Student Center Box Office and at the door the night of the performance.

Rhythm & Roots Performance Company enters its 11th year with another twist to the ordinary by combining taped interviews, voiceovers and dance to create a high energy, eclectic show entitled “EVERYDAY PEOPLE.”

Monday, February 27, 2006 7:30p.m. Memorial Gym
Join Rhythm & Roots as the opening act for Dr. Maya Angelou as the VU Speakers Committee presents An Evening with Maya Angelou.

Auditions for Dance
Saturday, September 10, 2005
2-4 p.m. in Memorial Gym ( Studio B )

Auditions for Drama
Sunday, September 11, 2005
2-4 p.m. in Memorial Gym ( Studio B )

Parent’s Weekend
Friday, September 23, 2005
8 p.m. Student Life Center

Rhythm & Roots Performance Company presents:

Up From the Roots – Celebrating 10 Years of Performance

Friday and Saturday, Febraury 4th and 5th, 2005

7p.m. Langford Auditorium

Tickets $6 at Sarratt Main Desk, All Ticketmaster Outlets or at the door.

For more information call 615-322-2425

*Reception immediately following Feburary 4, 2005 Opening Night Performance ONLY at the Johnson Black Cultural Center.

Click here for more information.

Videos of the show will be done by: Whithouse Productions

Cost: $25.00 for VHS or DVD

Vanderbilt’s annual Dance Marathon benefiting Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

February 16-17, 2005

Rhythmic Renaissance

Friday, October 29, 2004, 7:30pm

Vanderbilt University’s Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center

An open mic event with all procceds will going to Nashville’s Table.

Ellie’s Run for Africa
Saturday, September 25 2004, 4-9 pm
Edwin Warner Park, Belle Meade. A benefit festival with food, fun, games, and entertainment for the entire family. All proceeds will support the African Leadership charity.

Coming Together Jazz Brunch
February 15, 2004
Cafe 1,2,3 Downtown Nashville. Performance with Grammy Nominee saxophonist Kirk Whalum.