Trap Gets Its Wings
world premiere of Face of America 2003: A Celebration of
Flight at Wolf Trap in Virginia, is an original multi-media
and multi-disciplinary artistic adventure series that explores
the relationship between the “natural” stage and the creative
process. This year’s flight is celebrated by honoring those
National Parks and Historic Sites that share the story of flight:
Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk, Dayton Aviation
Heritage National Historical Park and Tuskegee Airmen National
performance features U.S. Air Force F-16 and antique WWII aircraft
Fly-By. Also featured is the world premiere of a new ‘PopACTION’ live
dance piece, Wild Blue Yonder, by daredevil choreographer,
Elizabeth Streb—along with a video of her performance on location
on the dunes in Kitty Hawk as inspired by the Wright Brothers’ first
powered flight. The world premiere of On the Wings of a
Dream, an original high definition video presentation on
giant screens that honors flight through the eyes of aviators,
including original interviews with Tuskegee Airman C.I. Williams,
astronaut Eileen Collins (captain of the next shuttle flight),
master aerobatic pilot Tom Poberezny, and record-smashing test
pilot Scott Crossfield, captures the spirit of flight.
inspiring performance of “Way Up There,” the official song
of the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission will be performed
by The Fire Choir of Los Angeles.
John Warner, Honorary Chairman, Terrence D. Jones, president
and CEO, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and
Dr. Ed Bersoff, Chairman, Wolf Trap Foundation Board of Directors
Spokesman for this event is Buzz Aldrin. Among the co-hosts
is Amanda Wright Lane (great grandniece of Orville and Wilbur
Trap’s Face of America 2003 is a recognized event by, and
an official participant in, the U.S. Centennial of Flight
Commission’s yearlong national celebration of flight. Additional
information on Face of America, Wolf Trap National Park for
the Performing Arts and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the
Performing Arts is available at www.wolftrap.org.
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