The Wright Museum


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PLEASE NOTE: the member reception has reached capacity and we cannot accept any more RSVPs.

The 6:30 pm panel discussion is FREE and open to the public.


Did you know that the world premiere of Dance Theatre of Harlem's famous ballet, Firebird, took place in Detroit?  Join Christina Johnson, former principal dancer of Dance Theatre of Harlem and one of the few who brought that amazing and dynamic work to life, and learn about her life journey that would ultimately lead to the making of a Firebird.  This intriguing public panel discussion also features Brianna Furnish, founder of Ballet Renaissance.

• 5 - 6:15 pm: Special Member Reception & Tour (SOLD OUT)
• 6:30 - 8 pm: Panel Discussion with Christina Johnson, former principal dancer, Dance Theater of Harlem, & Brianna Furnish, founder of Ballet Renaissance

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201-1443
(313) 494-5800
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