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Performing Arts

Twist & Shout! An Evening of Dance, Music & Spoken Word

When: October 14, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
Ages allowed: All Ages
Cost: $50 - $100
Twist & Shout! An Evening of Dance, Music & Spoken Word

The Twist & Shout gala promises an electrifying lineup of dance performances, soul-stirring spoken word pieces, and captivating musical talent, featuring the Professional Dance Division who will share their transformative journeys at OrigiNation and how it has shaped their successful careers. 

Adding to the magic of the evening, esteemed community leaders who have made an indelible impact in our city will be honored. Michael Bobbit, the dedicated Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council; Ruthzee Louijeune, the dynamic Boston City Councilor at Large; and Converse, an organization that continues to leave its positive impact on supporting youth programs, will be among the celebrated luminaries that evening. Courtney Boston, –  WWOC Radio Co-founder, will host the event.

The celebration gala begins with an exclusive VIP reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program and awards ceremony starting at 8:00 p.m. A purchase of a $100 VIP tickets grant access to the reception, silent auction, where guests can bid on exclusive items while supporting OrigiNation’s mission to empower and promote leadership development in youth in underserved neighborhoods. VIP guest will also enjoy delectable light appetizers, and a memorable meet & greet with the extraordinary artists, honorees, directors, special guests, and dancers. Proceeds from this event will directly support OrigiNation’s signature programs and other productions.