Theatre Arts

Sewanee: The University of the South

DanceWise: Point of Departure, Jan.29-31

Tennessee Williams Center

Fri, January 31, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Theatre/Sewanee presents DanceWise: Point of Departure, Wednesday through Friday, January 29-31, at 7:30 p.m. CT at the Tennessee Williams Center’s Proctor Hill Theatre.  Admission is free, but seating is limited. To reserve tickets, e-mail mcook@sewanee.edu.

Under the artistic direction of Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Courtney World, DanceWise takes dance at Sewanee in a new direction. This sixty-minute concert without intermission will showcase the talent of three emerging student choreographers, Elizabeth Beilharz, Josie Guevara-Torres, and Clara Guyton, side-by-side with choreography, collaborations, and performances by World, including a solo tap dance. Collaborations include a dance for camera conceived with filmmaker Catalina Jordan Alvarez, and a duet with guest artist and co-choreographer Heather Acomb.

DanceWise features a cast of Sewanee student dancers including Karen Bjerre, Josie Clark, Daryl Curry, Virginia Flowers, Sasha Green, Clara Guyton, Max Hagan, Noni Hill, Elizabeth Layman, Brittany Macon, Sandy Milien, Katherine Sharp and Fridien Tchoukou. Appearing in the dance for camera are Vivien Kis, Charlotte LaNasa, Hilary Smith, Kathryn Snyder, and Tia Strickland.

Lighting and set design by Dan Backland, costumes by Josie Guevara-Torres, Ruth Guerra, Jennifer Matthews, technical direction by John Marshall, assisted by Samantha Gribben.

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