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The Many Voices Of Carmen

Dance & Bmore

Broken hearts, violent lovers, vengeance--What do themes from the tragic opera Carmen ... have to do with high school? CJay Philip, artistic director and choreographer of Dance & Bmore and “Voices of Carmen,” says the characters in this contemporary adaptation of the opera wrestle with realities teenagers face every day. Plus, we meet performers Faith Bender and Ui Seng Francois, two actresses who play Carmen.

For more information about how to see 'Voices of Carmen' visit this link.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a Senior Producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'