Twist & Shout! An Evening of Dance, Spoken Word & Music
OrigiNation is celebrating our 27th Anniversary Season with our Virtual Benefit Performance. The evening will begin at 7:00 pm with a private virtual VIP reception where guests will hear remarks from our honorees and mix with OrigiNation’s Artistic Director and special guests. The reception will include:
- A Live Spoken Word Performance by Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga
- Virtual ‘Meet and Greet’ with the Artistic and Executive Directors
- Silent auction
The VIP reception will be followed by performances by members of our Professional Dance Division and an Awards Presentation honoring individuals who are making a positive impact in our communities. This year’s honorees are: Michael Curry (President & CEO, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers), Latoyia Edwards (Emmy Award-winning Anchor NBC10 | NECN) and Christina Johnson (Prima Ballerina, Dance Theater of Harlem, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Royal Ballet of London). This portion of the evening, which starts at 8:00 pm, will be free and shown across all our social media platforms.
Proceeds from the event
Proceeds from the event will help the organization recoup financial losses brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic induced shutdown.