You are invited to attend an evening honoring the life of dancer and choreographer José Limón (1908-1972).

When:  September 23, 2018


Where: Renaissance Centre, Annex Room

             405 S. Brooks Street, Wake Forest, NC, 27587


SPACE IS LIMITED! Please reserve your spot by emailing

The Wake Forest Dance Festival will be presenting Limón’s Chaconne as part of this year’s main stage performance on September 29th at Joyner Park and will be hosting a master class with Logan Kruger, José Limón Dance Company member and rehearsal director, for the community at Destiny Dance Institute on September 27th at 5:45pm.

On Sunday, September 23rd from 4-5pm at The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, the Wake Forest Dance Festival will kick-off this incredible residency with an exclusive presentation of photographs and film provided by the José Limón Foundation, Jacob's Pillow and the American Dance Festival, to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of José Limón and his crucial role in development of modern dance. In addition, Jonathan Leinbach, a José Limón Foundation Board Member and previous company dancer, as well as Gerri Houlihan, a legendary teacher whom studied with Limón at The Juilliard School, will share their first hand experiences and also discuss how the “Limon Technique” has been passed on through generations and continues to influence contemporary dance as we know it today.