Fall 2013 End of Semester Showings
The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance will present a series of showings of new work created and repertory works learned during the past semester on December 11 through December 13. These events will feature student work from a range of courses, guest choreographers’ work, and faculty choreography, some of which represent works-in-progress and pieces that will be featured in the 2014 Spring Dance Festival. All showings will be held in the Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio at 185 Nassau Street. The showings are free and open to the public.Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m.
The schedule for these showings, performed by students in the Dance Program, is as follows:
Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m.
DAN 219 - Modern Dance: Beginning Technique and Choreography, taught by John Heginbotham, a course with a technique portion that emphasizes placement and the increase of movement efficiency through proper alignment.
Wednesday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Preview of works to be featured in the upcoming Spring Dance Festival to be held in February including repertory works by Bill T. Jones (staged by Stuart Singer), Doug Varone (staged by Eddie Taketa), and Kyle Abraham (staged by Chalvar Monteiro and Connie Shiau) and new works by Rebecca Lazier, Tina Fehlandt and Princeton 2013-14 Hodder Fellow Pam Tanowitz (staged by Melissa Toogood)
Thursday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m.
DAN 209 - Introduction to Movement and Dance, taught by Aynsley Vandenbroucke, a course which explores a mix of movement techniques, improvisation, choreography, and cultural questions surrounding dance.
Friday, December 13 at 11:30 a.m.
DAN 420 - Advanced Dance Performance and Choreographic Projects, taught by Rebecca Lazier, a course in which students learn and perform dances that represent diverse approaches to contemporary choreography.
Friday, December 13 at 2:00 p.m.
DAN 219 - Modern Dance: Beginning Technique and Choreography, taught by Rebecca Lazier, a course with a choreography portion that develops students’ understanding of the ways in which structural elements and movement vocabularies contribute to a dance's overarching impact and content.
Students from the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance performing an excerpt from Zvi Gotheiner’s "Lapse" at the 2013 Spring Dance Festival. Photo by Bentley Drezner
All showings will take place in the Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio
Lewis Center for the Arts
at 185 Nassau Street
Free and open to the public