Meredith College DanceWorks 2010 April 23-25

The Dance Program at Meredith will present DanceWorks 2010, Friday, April 23-Sunday April 25 in Jones Auditorium. Performances are Friday and Saturday, April 23-24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 at 3 p.m.

Tickets: $10 and $5. Purchase of one ticket gains admission to all shows. For reservations, contact the Meredith College Box Office at (919) 760-2840 or boxoffice@meredith.edu.

This year, 22 students, one alumna, and two faculty have created works in ballet, clogging, hip-hop, jazz, modern and dance for the camera. The senior class will perform a collaborative work and the freshman class will perform under the direction of faculty member Carol Finley.

The weekend is organized into Program A for emerging artists including student artists in their first year of choreography at Meredith plus the freshmen class dance, and Program B for mainstage artists including veteran student choreographers plus work from alumna Brenda Burton and faculty member Talani Torres. On Sunday evening an adjudicated Gala with work from both programs will be performed.

Full program details are as follows.

DANCEWORKS PROGRAM A: EMERGING ARTISTS
Friday, April 23 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 24, 3 p.m.
Ballet, Hip-Hop, and Modern by Faculty Choreographer: Carol Finley for the Freshman class Student Choreographers: Jessica Allen, Abbey Collins and Sheryl Scott, Akira King, Najla McClain, Whitney Miller, Christine O’Neal, Ahsia Pettigrew, Andrea Phillips, Samantha Rice, Kelsey Riner, and Kathryn Schaus

DANCEWORKS PROGRAM B: MAINSTAGE ARTISTS
Saturday, April 24, 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 25, 3 p.m. Alumna Choreographer: Brenda Burton and Student Choreographers: Kristina Blakely-Orgias, Ashley Gibbs, Aleah Ham, Lacy Lowder, Natasha Randolph, Amy Sapp, Jodie Saunders, Rebekah Shingleton, Brittany Troutman, and the senior class

DANCEWORKS GALA PERFORMANCE
Sunday, April 25, 8 p.m.
Adjudicated highlights from Programs A and B by Abbey Collins and Sheryl Scott, Carol Finley, Aleah Ham, Akira King, Natasha Randolph, Samantha Rice, Jodie Saunders, Amy Sapp, Kathryn Schaus, Rebekah Shingleton, Talani Torres, and Brittany Troutman

Date Submitted: 2010-04-19

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