Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

DOPPELGANGER DANCE COLLECTIVE

DOPPELGÄNGER DANCE COLLECTIVE

Two is better than one when Rhode Island’s own Doppelgänger Dance Collective (DDC) takes the stage. Co-founding dancers Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson were drawn together to foster the creation and performance of original, contemporary choreographic work for duet.

Arc Iris

ARC IRIS

Arc Iris’ music is fiercely bold and experimental, yet retains enough folk/pop DNA to be immediately recognizable as something accessible and compelling.

Daniel Bernard Roumain

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN

A Harlem composer on a unique musical journey combines signature violin sounds with electronica and urban influences to create something entirely his own

Salsa y Gaitas

SALSA Y GAITAS

Salsa Y Gaitas is a reflection of Providence present, with 12 members drawn from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic playing a multicultural blend of music from around the Caribbean and Latin America.

ERB

EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND

An open band of brass, reeds and drums, there are over 30 musicians and dancers in the ERB family. Their musical influences range from New Orleans jazz to Middle Eastern klezmer, Spanish revolutionary songs to funk, rhythm & blues.

The Paul Murphy Touring Ensemble

THE PAUL MURPHY TOURING ENSEMBLE

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School take the stage at PVDFest in the form of the Paul Murphy Touring Ensemble, an elite group of high school musicians from all over the state. These inspiring young talents play a mix of contemporary jazz and original compositions with a depth of musical sophistication well beyond their years.

Community Master Class

COMMUNITY MASTER CLASS WITH PATRICK CORBIN

In this technique class, participants will learn movement from Paul Taylor’s “Piazzolla Caldera” from Corbin, a member of the original cast. FREE and open to the public.