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Vital Grace Project

This fall’s Vital Grace Project will present a roster of seasoned dance artists, including Duane Cyrus, who will return to the stage as a performer, accompanied by special guests Ursula Kendall-Johnson, an Atlanta-based diva and co-founder of 2Kids and A Dream Productions; Robin Gee, associate professor of dance at UNCG and director of Sugarfoote Productions; Kim Jones, former Martha Graham dancer and assistant professor at UNC Charlotte; and Nina Lucas, director of dance and associate professor at Wake Forest University.

Cyrus will unveil two new duets, including a collaborative work performed by Cyrus and Jones. Both are former Martha Graham dancers. Also on the program is a tribute to Aretha Franklin and James Brown.

The project will be Sept. 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m in the Dance Theater.

To purchase tickets, call the EUC Box Office at 4-4849 to or purchase online.

This event is part of the city’s 17 Days Festival.

Additionally, Cyrus Art Production will be a part of “Stars of American Dance: Greensboro Celebrates How America Dances,” which is also part of the 17 Days Festival.

“Stars of American Dance” will be Oct. 5, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre downtown. Call 333-2605 to purchase tickets.