Announcing: Illstyle & Peace Productions Receives Mid Atlantic Tours Grant

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Congratulations to Pentacle’s Roster Artist, Illstyle & Peace Productions, for being selected for MAAF’s 2016-2017 Mid Atlantic Tours Roster. Mid Atlantic Tours provides funding for mid-Atlantic-based presenters engaging artists from their roster.  Artists are selected for the roster based on their ability to engage broad regional participation and to promote access to high quality performing arts in underserved communities. Funding for Mid Atlantic Tours is limited, so presenters are encouraged to pursue this opportunity and secure artist engagements as soon as possible. There is no application process, for fees and booking information for Illstyle & Peace Productions please contact Harold Norris at booking@pentacle.org.

lllstyle & Peace Productions is a multicultural Philadelphia-based dance company founded in 2002 by Brandon “Peace” Albright. The company creates work rooted in contemporary, West African, and old-school hip-hop styles, blended with an eclectic mix of dance and performance disciplines including tap, ballet, DJing, and beatboxing. In 2013 the company was selected to tour for DanceMotion USA, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State produced by BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), to showcase contemporary American dance abroad. The company has toured nationally to venues such as Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), White Bird, and Wolf Trap. More about Illstyle & Peace Productions can be found here.

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