I Carried A Watermelon: A Dirty Dancing Story

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Trip The Dark’s fifth season as a dance company invites you into the world of Patrick Swayze’s hips. Keeping to our tradition of bringing entertaining dance performances to Portland, "I Carried A Watermelon: A Dirty Dancing Story" is equal parts homage and irreverence: everything you always loved about Dirty Dancing, and everything you didn't know it was missing. Tragedy and social strata befall Johnny and his crew, and he finds himself in need of a new dance partner. "I Carried A Watermelon" doesn't just retell your favorite eighties movie masterpiece, it takes your dusty old VHS cassette, throws in some glitter, spandex, TriptheDark's legendary humor and accessibility and presents it for you as fresh and relevant as ever before. So be there or be square. And squares have corners. And nobody, but nobody, puts baby in the corner.

$15 in advance (with no added fees!)
$18 at the door
Tickets here: http://icarriedawatermelon.brownpapertickets.com/
or ask any of our dancers listed below

Dates:
Friday, April 3 SOLD OUT
Saturday, April 4
Friday, April 10
Saturday, April 11

This year we welcome back company members:
Stephanie Seaman, Co-Creative Director
Corinn deWaard, Co-Creative Director
Erin Shannon
Ashley Long
Anna Rudinsky
Diana Schultz

Also starring:
Illya Torres-Garner
Cara Defilippis
Giselle Kennedy Lord
Michael Nugent

With additional choreography by company members:
Kaician Kitko
Timothy Johnson

photos by Mercy Mcnab Photography
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