Universal Truth Center to hold “Evening of Dance”

Miami Times staff report | 5/29/2014, 9 a.m.

The Creative Expressions Ministry and youth department at Universal Truth Center for Better Living in Miami Gardens are planning a dance showcase that will delight dance enthusiasts, lovers of the arts and the general public.

The event in will be held Saturday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the center, located at 21310 NW 37th Avenue. Proceeds benefit the church ministry.

The “Evening of Dance” brings to the stage children from elementary, middle and high schools in several genres, including ballet, modern, hip-hop, jazz, African and ballroom. The showcase is produced by Christopher McKinnon, choreographer, and Charlotte Seward, director of performing arts at UTC.

The students are excited about the recital, the first large-scale performance for many of them.

Johnathan Moreland, a junior at Michael Krop High School, is excited that he and other students will share their gifts with the community. “Talent is what comes effortless to the soul,” said Johnathan, 17.

The Rev. Charles M. Taylor is the interim senior minister. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $6 for children under age 12, and can be purchased at the Illuminations Bookstore. The concert is under the direction of Christine Everett Ellis, director of the UTC Creative Expressions Ministry. For more information call 305.624.4991 or visit the church website, www.utruthcenter.org.