February 24, 2017 8:00 PM – The Vets
“Harris has become the Basquiat of the U.S. contemporary dance scene” —The Sunday Times, London
The sensational, world-renowned choreographer Rennie Harris—believed by many to be the best living hip-hop dancer/artist on earth—takes the FirstWorks stage with his namesake company in a program featuring the most exciting, compelling and acclaimed pieces from their repertoire. Breaking down barriers between the street and the concert hall, the fluid, lyrical dancers of Rennie Harris Puremovement have dazzled audiences across the globe with movement forged in urban crucibles. Their 25th Anniversary Living Legacy Tour expresses the most important original expression of a new generation through explosive movement and feats of physical dexterity that tap into the pure essence and spirit of hip-hop culture.