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DanceWorks Student Concert to Be Held on Meredith’s Campus

Dance students wearing red on dark stage

For the first time in three years, Meredith’s dance program will hold its annual performance of DanceWorks in person. The program, to be held on April 22-24, features 32 dances created by 52 dance students. 

The concert will take place in Jones Auditorium and will be available via in-person and livestream formats.

“Our students are so excited for a ‘real’ DanceWorks for the first time since 2019,” said Carol Finley, professor of dance and head of the department of dance and theatre. “The concert weekend will feature performances by Meredith students with choreography by students, faculty, and guests.”

One of Finley’s senior students created a rehearsal reel to help promote the concert.

Finley said she is thrilled that her students are able to participate in person this year for many reasons.

“There is so much community knowledge and so many backstage traditions handed down from year to year, from dancer to dancer in DanceWorks,” said Finley. “So it is extra special that we are able to have the show in person again while our seniors are still here to keep the traditions alive.”

How to Attend DanceWorks 22: April 22-24, 2022

Meredith College, Jones Auditorium and live-streamed

Tickets are free, and reservations are not required.

The performers request that the audience wear masks.

Emerging Artists Concert 

Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m.

 Featuring works by emerging artist students Michaela Altman, Emily Brugler, Frey Dahlgren, Andrea Dula, Jordan Harrell, Taniya Harris, Brooke Herring, Madelyn James, Annabel Lopez, Stem Martin, Sydney Nelson, Mackenzie Penny, Reese Pugh, Savannah Stainback, Katie Pontak, and Cady Stanley.

Friday night livestream link

Saturday afternoon livestream link

Mainstage Artists Concert

Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 24 at 2 p.m.

With works by faculty: Lormarev Jones and Eleanor Smith; Guest Artist: Cody Lamphere; and Mainstage Artist Students: Danielle Anthony, Ava Baumgartner, Eliza Breakey, Anna Bridgers, Ava Henderson, Payton Krause, Alex Marez, Macy Messer, Ricaria Miller, Lelia Saffold, Safa Salahaldeen, Elizabeth Sullivan, and Alston Tyndall

Saturday night livestream link

Sunday afternoon livestream link

Melyssa Allen

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