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at Jarson-Kaplan Theater Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati OH

Feb 24 2024

Revolution Dance Theatre Presents “BLACKOUT”: A Fusion of Hip Hop, Ballet, and Black Culture

Revolution Dance Theatre (RDT), in collaboration with David Choate Productions, proudly announces “BLACKOUT,” a groundbreaking performance that seamlessly fuses hip hop, ballet, and celebrates Black culture. The event will take center stage at the prestigious Aronoff Center.

Scheduled for February 24 at 8:00pm, “BLACKOUT” is a unique collaboration that brings together the extraordinary talents of Revolution Dance Theatre’s dancers and the iconic Siri Imani. Known for her prowess as a singer, songwriter, poet, emcee, and cultural curator, Siri Imani takes the spotlight in this exhilarating celebration.

“BLACKOUT” is not just a performance; it’s an immersive experience that pushes the boundaries of artistic expression. Siri Imani, who has been a notable force in producing other artists, steps into the limelight for a captivating display of talent and cultural resonance.

David Choate, Artistic and Executive Director of Revolution Dance Theatre, expressed excitement about the collaboration, stating, “BLACKOUT represents a fusion of diverse artistic elements that transcends traditional boundaries. It’s a celebration of the vibrant intersections between hip hop, ballet, and the richness of Black culture.”

The performance promises a dynamic blend of choreography, music, and spoken word that reflects the power, resilience, and creativity of Black artists. Revolution Dance Theatre, as Cincinnati’s first African American Professional Ballet company in residence at the Aronoff Center, continues to redefine the landscape of performing arts in the region.

Don’t miss “BLACKOUT,” where artistry meets innovation, on Feb. 24, 2024 at the Aronoff Center. Tickets are available at

For media inquiries, interviews, or press passes, please contact:
David Choate Productions

About Revolution Dance Theatre:
Revolution Dance Theatre is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to sparking a revolution through theatre and dance. By creating opportunities for underrepresented communities, particularly African Americans, the company strives to change the narrative and contribute to a more inclusive world.

About David Choate Productions:
David Choate Productions is a full-service production company specializing in innovative and impactful performances. With a focus on pushing artistic boundaries, DCP collaborates with organizations like Revolution Dance Theatre to bring unique and transformative experiences to the stage.


In collaboration with Revolution Dance Theatre, David Choate Productions is so proud to present one of the most iconic talents of this generation. Siri Imani has made waves as an incredible singer, songwriter, poet, emcee, presenter, and curator of cultural experiences. Normally known for producing other artists, BLACKOUT centers Siri as the headliner joined alongside Revolution Dance Theatre and David Choate himself. Whew, RDT, David, and Siri on one stage at the same time... THAT's what we call a BLACKOUT! Tickets are available for purchase using this link,

    Official Website


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The Aronoff Center for the Arts is situated in the urban core of downtown Cincinnati. With more than 6,000 parking spaces within a two-block radius, there are a variety of parking options for guests attending performances at the Aronoff Center.

Independently operated valet parking is offered for most evening performances at establishments adjacent to the Aronoff Center on Sixth, Walnut, and Seventh Streets

Please note that the Aronoff Center does not own or manage the parking facilities listed below. Parking rates are subject to change and are posted at each lot.

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