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Last dance for CSUS professor who leaves a legacy after 25 years leading company

CSUS professor Linda Goodrich, founder of the school’s Sacramento/Black Art of Dance, is retiring this year, as the Theatre and Dance Department celebrates its 25th year.
CSUS professor Linda Goodrich, founder of the school’s Sacramento/Black Art of Dance, is retiring this year, as the Theatre and Dance Department celebrates its 25th year. Sacramento State/Craig Koscho

For 25 years Dr. Linda Goodrich has led Sacramento/Black Art of Dance, which she founded at Sacramento State. The company celebrates dance in the tradition of the legendary choreographer and dancer Katherine Dunham. Goodrich, herself a legend, retires this year. Performances for S/BAD 25 are 6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 22-23; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 24-25, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 25-26. University Theatre, Shasta Hall; $5-$12. 916-278-4323, www.csus.edu/aba/hornetticket.

Marcus Crowder

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