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Savannah Arts Academy premieres 'Fortitudes'


The Savannah Arts Academy Department of Dance will be performing "Fortitudes", a theme that expresses courage, strength and resilience through dance.

Choreographers, including some of the students themselves, created dances to interpret the theme and will incorporate all manner of dance.

The performance premieres Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. with performances also scheduled at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and a matinee finale at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Christine Shawl, chair of the Dance Department at SAA, said, "We're showcasing a variety of dance styles through this theme, which is interesting. Audience members will see ballet, point, modern, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, irish dancing. Really, really diverse."

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