Lee Welcomes Unity Dance Troupe For Celebration Performance

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - by Cana Cooper, Lee University

Lee University will welcome the Unity Dance Troupe for its performance of “The Veil: Story of Creation” on Feb. 22-23 in the Conn Center.

Unity was founded in 2010 by Lee alumna Alexis Burleson as a performing arts touring company and discipleship program. Unity’s performances this weekend will be a celebration of its 10th anniversary, in addition to sharing a message about God through dance.

“Unity's productions have been seen by over 75,000 people around the world, but we are always excited to share our productions in our hometown of Cleveland and with the Lee community,” said Katherine Griesemer, assistant director of Unity. “Lee University is where Unity began, so it will always hold a special place in who we are. We are excited to share ‘The Veil’ with returning audience members, as well as students who are new to campus or have not yet seen it. ‘The Veil’ has had a big impact on the Lee community and has drawn many students to join the troupe after seeing the production.”

“The Veil” is a production about creation that shows God as an intimate, joyful Creator, who takes pleasure in His creation of the world, and most of all his delight in forming man in His own image and the lengths He will go in order to show man the unending nature of His redeeming love.

“This year is actually my first year performing in ‘The Veil,’ and it has been an eye-opening experience for me when it comes to the love of God,” said Hannah Broome, Unity dancer and Lee sophomore education major. “The whole premise of the show is that ‘God tore the veil to put us back together.’”

Unity has four productions that explore themes from creation to the heart of God. The group has traveled internationally to Colombia and Belgium. It is also a dance studio that offers classes ranging from beginner to advanced. The studio teaches all style of dance including ballet, lyrical, modern, and acro dance, among others.

“‘The Veil,’ or any performance with Unity, isn’t just a performance to me, it’s an act of worship, thanking the Lord for what He did for me,” said Ms. Broome. “I adore my troupe, and the honor of getting to worship with them has been the greatest blessing of my being in college.”

On Saturday and Sunday, the performance will be at 2 p.m. with an additional performance Saturday evening at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available at https://www.showclix.com/event/the-veil-story-of-creation

Unity recommends this performance for all ages.

For more information about the performance or the troupe, visit https://www.unitydancetroupe.com/.

 


Acoustic Music At Its Best This Friday At Nightfall

Glass House Collective Presents The Virtual Premiere Of Through Glass, A Documentary Short Featuring Glass Farm Families

Blues On Tap For Virtual Nightfall This Friday


Nightfall, Chattanooga’s long-lived free summertime music series, will present a night of acoustic music during this Friday’s Virtual show starting at 7 p.m. with local bluegrass legends the ... (click for more)

Glass House Collective presents the virtual premiere of Through Glass, a new documentary short featuring 23 Glass Farm families practicing social distancing and isolation this spring during the ... (click for more)

Virtual Nightfall will be serving up some "good Chicago blues" this Friday at 7 p.m. online. Nightfall is Chattanooga’s long-lived free summertime music series, now in its 33rd season. Join ... (click for more)



Entertainment

Acoustic Music At Its Best This Friday At Nightfall

Nightfall, Chattanooga’s long-lived free summertime music series, will present a night of acoustic music during this Friday’s Virtual show starting at 7 p.m. with local bluegrass legends the New Dismembered Tennesseans followed at 7:20 p.m. by The Accidentals as headliner (replacing the previously announced Kate Lee & Forrest O’Connor). Recorded at the newly renovated Mountain ... (click for more)

Glass House Collective Presents The Virtual Premiere Of Through Glass, A Documentary Short Featuring Glass Farm Families

Glass House Collective presents the virtual premiere of Through Glass, a new documentary short featuring 23 Glass Farm families practicing social distancing and isolation this spring during the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. The premiere will take place Thursday at 7:30 p.m. via live stream on YouTube. Through Glass was created in collaboration with participating residents ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has Another Coronavirus Death, 106 New Cases; Tennessee Has 14 More Deaths, 1,460 More Cases

Hamilton County has added a 38th coronavirus death. Becky Barnes, Health Department administrator, said, "It is with sadness that the Health Department reports the 38 th COVID-19 of a Hamilton County resident. The individual was a 51-60 year old white female with underlying medical conditions." There are 106 new cases, bringing the total to 3,361. Tennessee had 14 more ... (click for more)

Health Department Says Individuals Had Potential COVID Exposure At Coolidge Fountain, Aquarium, Pizza Spot, Wedding

The Health Department has determined through COVID-19 contact tracing that potential exposures occurred at the Coolidge Park fountain area July 1, Old Chicago Pizza (Hixson) for dine-in service on July 2, the Tennessee Aquarium on July 4, and the Quillin-Hammonds wedding at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. Individuals were at these locations during their infectious periods with ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are Theft, Vandalism And Arson Now Acceptable Behavior In Chattanooga?

There are a lot of things I don’t agree with in this world and I will openly speak out about it in a civilized tone and manner. I definitely don’t go around stealing, vandalizing and burnIng those items that frustrate or anger me as that would be counterproductive to a civilized society. Watching the news this morning I saw a couple of individuals committing theft, vandalism, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Some time ago The Saturday Funnies started a “CLICK HERE” section at the end of the weekly jokes and stories. With today’s magnificent media, they are easily available and now I find a good half of the “Funnies” that arrive in our emails are videos. This week I received one video that I believe should be shared with everyone in times such as this. Because I am so gleeful over ... (click for more)