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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Seeking to reinvent dance, Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden have spent the last 20 years nurturing an artistic, multicultural aesthetic for the artform. The troupe mixes methods and styles for an experience unlike any other. This one-night performance at the Music Hall will feature ingenious routines set to classics by Bach and Vivaldi as well as tunes by Prince, Billie Holiday, and Terence Blanchard.

  • The Music Hall

    350 Madison Ave., Detroit Detroit

    (313) 887-8503; (313) - (FAX)

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