Tsunami Dance: Street of Crocodiles


Three-time Big Easy Award-winning Tsunami Dance Company (TDC) will premiere Street of Crocodiles at NOCCA's Lupin Hall in New Orleans. This unique collaborative concert is scheduled for two nights only: October 10th and 11th, 2008.

TDC premieres Street of Crocodiles, a modern dance and short film collaboration inspired by the 1934 novel by Bruno Schulz.   TDC choreographers Kettye Voltz, Erin Healan, Tierney St. John, and Michaela Cannon teamed with locally renowned artists Jeff Louviere and Vanessa Brown to create an innovative, edgy take on Schulz's imagery and philosophy.   Tsunami has been described by audiences as intensely physical, visceral and accessible to the general public.  Popular for its caliber of dance artists and collaborating artists, TDC has garnered three Big Easy Awards for Best Modern Dance Production and several nominations for Best Original Work.  Street of Crocodiles follows TDC's sold out concert Fugitive in 2007. 

Street of Crocodiles:  8:00 PM at Lupin Hall, NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St. For more information, please visit www.tsunamidance.com.

About Tsunami Dance Company

      Tsunami Dance Company, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a New-Orleans-based modern dance company that incorporates athletic, innovative movement with a dynamic, contemporary style.  Co-founders and native New Orleanians Kettye Voltz and Erin Healan formed Tsunami in 2002 with the ambition of creating a cutting-edge modern dance company for New Orleans.  TDC's mission is to provide quality dance experiences as a means of enriching the NewOrleans community through:      

  • Providing economic empowerment to dance artists through employment as performers, choreographers and teachers;
  • Raising awareness and access to the cultural arts through modern dance.

     Since TDC's founding, the company has rapidly emerged as a driving force in the renaissance of modern dance in New Orleans.  In addition to company concerts, TDC      has appeared as featured artists in New York City’s Cool NY Dance Festival (2007), D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival (2006) and Wave Rising Series (2006), DramaRama (New Orleans),  and the Louisiana Dance Festival and Southern Dance Conference (BatonRouge). 

     This program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.  This program is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of NewOrleans as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.


Name Price Fee
General admission $18 $0.99
Student/Senior   $15 $0.99

On the Web

Street of Crocodiles - YouTube

Mar 28, 2010 · Tsunami Dance Company intro film for Street of Crocodiles by Louviere + Vanessa. Choreography: Kettye Voltz.


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