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2006-2007 Season Performances and Events

Artistic Director Tecsia Ross brings her powerful Ross Dance Company a Modern/Jazz
ensemble of five dynamic female dancers from Oakland, California for their tour in LA, New
York, Oakland, and San Francisco in TESTIMONY. Deeply influenced by the African American
experience living & dancing in Oakland and her background in Psychology (currently working
on her PHD in psychology) Tecsia Ross’ take on the modern/jazz idiom of concert dance goes
beyond just pure entertainment. Rooted in strong spiritual beliefs and interest in her
community as a whole, Ross brings her company's choreography to higher ground. Five
powerful women each with distinguished backgrounds in dance and education will fire up each
city with passion, cultural awareness, spiritual strength and visceral movement through
choreography by Tecsia Ross, Paris Adkins and Barry Webster set to poetry, Afro-Brazilian
rhythms and vocal styling by Bobby McFerrin, India Arie, and Stevie Wonder.

ONLINE PURCHASES-YOU WILL RECEIVE  ADMISSION TO THE
PERFORMANCE BY GIVING YOUR NAME AT WILL CALL LOCATED AT THE BOX
OFFICE. TICKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED


Kick Off Tour Party
Come and join us as we celebrate the beginning of our national tour. Meet our company
dancers and staff and see an excerpt from this year "Testimony"

Thursday October 19, 2006, 4:30 pm, (FREE)
San Francisco Dance Center, Studio 2, 27th Seventh Street
Must RSVP by Friday October 13 to performance@rossdance.com


Madrid Theatre
Saturday Nov 4, 2006, 8pm
21622 Sherman Way Canoga Park (Los Angeles Area), CA
Ticket Price: $20
Box Office 818-347-9938 or www.madridtheatre.org

LA Review
Congratulations to Ross Dancer Mana Hayakawa who has won Beverly Hills Outlook's "Dancer
of the Year" Award for her performance in LA!!!
http://www.bhoutlook.us/


Laney College
Friday Dec 1-Saturday December 2, 2006, 8 pm 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA (Across the
street from Lake Merritt Bart)

Oakland Review  and  Oakland Tribune Feature


Merce Cunningham Theater
Saturday December 16, 2006, 8 pm
55 Bethune Street, 11th floor
New York, NY 10014
Subway 1, 9, 3, C, E. Approximately 10 minute walk from subway



CounterPulse
Saturday January 27, 2007, 5 pm and 8 pm
1310 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Box Office Reservation Line 510-428-9339. Tickets $15

Ross Dance Company presents Emerging Choreographer’s Night and guest performance by
Ross. This evening invokes passion, cultural awareness, spiritual strength and visceral
movement through choreography set by Cera Byer, Jetta Martin, Cherie Hill, Cynthia Pipkin-
Doyle, Serenity Mlay, and Amy Malepeai.

Online Ticket Purchase in Now Closed
5:00 PM

8:00 pm



Guest Performance at Tapestry Festival
Saturday February 10th at 7:30 pm (FREE)
LDS Interstake Center Theater
4770 Lincoln Ave, Oakland, CA

Dance From All Perspectives
Thursday May 3, 6pm (FREE)
Foothill Assembly Room
2700 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA
Come watch our students perform in an evening of jazz, praise dance, contemporary ballet,
and hip hop
.

Summer Conference 2007
Saturday June 9 and Sunday June 10
San Francisco Dance Center
Registration Available February 1, 2007

AUDITIONS JULY 2007
Saturday July 21, 1-3pm
San Francisco Dance Center  27 Seventh Street, San Francisco
More Information:
http://www.rossdance.com/audition.html


2005-2006 Season Performances