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Drums Downtown X

The popular event Drums Downtown is back, celebrating its 10th anniversary of innovative collaboration, with performances at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, at the Riffe Center's Capitol Theatre, 77 South High St. in downtown Columbus. This year’s theme, Timeline, will feature highlights from the event's previous nine productions, along with several new works. Joining the Ohio State Percussion Ensemble will be students and faculty from the Department of Dance and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD). Joseph Krygier and Susan Powell direct the Percussion Ensemble and serve as artistic directors for the event.

Alumni of past Drums Downtown events have been invited to participate in the program’s finale, with all previous performances represented by former members of the Ohio State Percussion Studio.

Featured on the program will be choreography by Melanie Bales, Sophie Clemmensen, Susan Hadley and Abby Zbikowski, and visual work by ACCAD collaborators Alan Price (Design), Nikki Lemon (Design) and Ben Schroeder (CSE).

Reserved seating tickets are $20, general public; $10 ConcertCard holders, senior citizens, Alumni Association members, Ohio State faculty and staff, students and children. This concert is not included in the Free with BuckID program. Tickets through the Ohio State Theatre box office (614) 292-2295 and CAPA Ticket Center (614) 469-0939.