FROM THE STREETS TO THE STAGE: THE JOURNEY OF FREDRICK DAVIS presents the powerful life story of Fredrick Davis, who, as a child, overcame poverty and homelessness to make his dreams of becoming a dancer a reality. The program, produced by WTCI, is now available to PBS stations across the country through PBS Plus.
You can watch on your mobile device, laptop, or desktop by clicking here. If you have Apple TV, Roku, Xbox 360 or Amazon Fire, you can even watch the film on your TV using the PBS app! Visit pbs.org/anywhere to learn more.
We're excited to let you know that the film is now streaming for a limited time. You can watch on your mobile device, laptop, or desktop by clicking here. If you have Apple TV, Roku, Xbox 360 or Amazon Fire, you can even watch the film on your TV using the PBS app! Visit pbs.org/anywhere to learn more.
Fred's story illustrates both the impact of the arts on the lives of young people and a community's drive to provide opportunity and support for its most vulnerable citizens. Join us for the broadcast premiere of the film "From the Streets to the Stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis" TONIGHT at 8PM on WTCI.
Fredrick Davis is part of a proud tradition of African Americans dancing classical ballet in this country. Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director Virginia Johnson discusses the influence of Arthur Mitchell, the founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem in this excerpt from "From the Streets to the Stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis." We hope you'll join us for the broadcast premiere of the film on Thursday, September 24th at 8PM on WTCI.
We're excited to let you know that Tim Hinck is scoring the film! Hinck’s intermedia performances, musical compositions, and multimedia installations have been presented regionally at galleries including the Association for Visual Artists in Chattanooga, TN, and Indigo Sky Gallery in Savannah, GA; and across the United States; as well as abroad, in Barcelona, Spain; and the Netherlands. His recent commissions have included multimedia works and original compositions for CreateHere, the Chattanooga Public Library, EPB's GigTank Demo Day, and the River Rocks Festival in Chattanooga.
photo credits: Tim Hinck / Grant Dotson
Please take a moment to explore Fred’s story and learn more about the film. Join us for the broadcast premiere of From the Streets to the Stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis on Thursday, September 24th at 8PM on WTCI. Encore presentations will be September 26th at 4PM, September 27th at 8PM, and September 28th at 11PM. Follow us on Twitter @streetstostage for up to the minute information about the film and follow us on Facebook as well.
We believe public television is best-equipped to tell stories you won’t see anywhere else. We’re excited to tell Fred’s story and we hope you’ll join us in telling the world about the determination and passion of this powerful artist and the community that supported his dream.