Choreographer and Middlebury College dance faculty member Christal Brown is the driving force behind the New York City based dance company, InSpirit.
The company is in Middlebury to prepare for this weekend’s performance of Brown’s new original work, "The Opulence Of Integrity."
The piece was inspired by the life and legend of Muhammad Ali, and incorporates elements of boxing, hip hop, martial arts and modern dance.
VPR’s Neal Charnoff spoke with Christal Brown about the piece. Click "listen" to hear the interview.
"The Opulence Of Integrity" will be performed at Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts, Friday and Saturday, March 15th and 16th, at 8pm.