FUNDRAISER: 16th Annual Arts Sensation
May 6, 2017
310 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
The 16th Annual Arts Sensation at Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington, NC, features performances by The Port City Trio with Kelly Jewell on guitar and lead vocals, Woody Dobson on percussion, Wilson Godwin on bass, and Julia Walker Jewell on keyboard; Company “T” Tap Dancers, with choreographers and dancers from local dance studios including The Dance Cooperative, The Dance Element, The Wilmington School of Ballet and Forward Motion Dance Company, as well as a ballroom dance duet by Jennifer Gage and Steve House; young performers from Snipes Academy of Arts and Design will perform a dance piece choreographed by Jeneen Cleare to music by Coldplay; and a Belly Dance by Kelly Hawes to music composed and performed live by Perry Smith. Also featured are Modern, Jazz, and Classical Ballet dance by choreographers Anne Firmender, Sue Meier, Stella Johnson, Emily Lawler, Tracey Varga, plus a piece from student choreographer Olivia Webb. Cartoon personalities come alive in Cast of Characters choreographed by Sue Meier, and the Forward Motion Dance Company presents To Arrive, danced to live piano music composed and performed by Julia Walker Jewell. Proceeds benefit Cape Fear River Watch.