Fire in the Coal Pot celebration to honor exceptional community members
“Fire in the Coal Pot”, an electrifying evening of thrilling dance and music in celebration of the company’s fifth anniversary is coming to town, brought to you by the Peter London Global Dance Company (PLGDC) in partnership with the Miramar Cultural Center Arts Park (MCC) and Riddims Marketing. The staging which is scheduled for Saturday, October 1 at the Miramar Cultural Center, will serve as the season opener.
Peter London, founder and Artistic Director of the PLGDC, says “We are ecstatic that MCC has chosen PLGDC as one of its premier arts partners. Through this dynamic and creative partnership of excellence, the local Broward community, especially students, will have the opportunity to engage in a diverse offering of dance programs and performances by some of the most recognized dance professionals in the country.”
Thrilling choreography will entertain visitors during the evening event which also includes a world premiere performance of an improvisation dance set to live music, courtesy of master steel pan musician, Leon Foster Thomas, opera baritone, Angel Refusé, and the unsurpassed pianist, Felix Spengler.
This, the fifth anniversary celebration, will also recognize five outstanding women who will receive the first annual PLGDC Community Award of Excellence. Honored for their contribution of time and talent of merging citizenship within the local community, Elgeta Thompson-Martin, Sandra Bernard-Bastien, Yvette Belle, Carla Hill and Angela Messam, will receive awards from former Lieutenant Governor, Jennifer Carroll.
This program is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the State of Florida. (Section 286.25, Florida Statutes). Corporate sponsors are Baptist Health South Florida, The Miami Foundation, The Links Incorporated, Jack Daniels, CaneTV, Pat Montague Marketing and Cannonball.