Student Matinee Series

Complexions Ballet: Star Dust

Grades 3-12

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Complexions was founded in 1994 by master choreographer Dwight Rhoden and the legendary Desmond Richardson with a singular approach to reinventing dance through a groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, and cultures. Today, Complexions represents one of the most recognized, diverse, inclusive, and respected performing arts brands in the World.  Having presented an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement on 5-continents, over 20-countries, to over 20-million television viewers and to well hundreds of thousands in live audiences, Complexions is poised to continue its mission to bring unity to the world one dance at a time. Complexions' unique style draws on inspiration from the visual arts, theater, street-dance, and pop-culture. Dwight Rhoden has created over 90 ballets for Complexions. Both Rhoden and Desmond Richardson were dancers with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Complexions has received numerous awards including the New York Times “Critics Choice” Award, and has appeared throughout the US, including performances at the Joyce Theater, Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's, the Mahalia Jackson Performance Arts Center in New Orleans, the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, and the Music Center in Los Angeles, Melbourne Arts Center, and the Kennedy Center.


Student matinee performances illustrate the dynamic relationship between the performing arts and the subjects explored in the classroom. Tickets are available at a discounted rate of $10 for schools and homeschoolers.

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