Dance Performance Workshop & End of Semester Showings
The Program in Dance will present a series of showings of new work created and repertory work learned during the past semester on December 12 through December 14. These events will feature student work from a range of courses within the Program in Dance, guest choreographer work, and faculty choreography, much of which represents works-in-progress, including professional choreographers work that will be featured in the upcoming annual 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.
The schedule for these showings, performed by students in the Dance Program, is as follows:
Dance Performance Workshop
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 at 8 p.m.
Presenting choreography by guest artists and faculty including work by Karole Armitage staged by Leonides Arpon; Merce Cunningham staged by Princeton alumnus Silas Riener ’06; Zvi Gotheiner; Raja Kelly; Mark Morris staged by Tina Fehlandt; and Laura Peterson. The student dancers worked with most of these artists over the past semester. The Workshop performance provides a preview of the choreography that will be featured in the Dance Program’s Spring Dance Festival on February 22 through 24.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 at 3 p.m.
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.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 at 5 p.m.
Princeton Atelier: Movement and Improvisation – The Choreographic Process co-taught by Director of the Program in Dance Susan Marshall and Toronto-based guest artist Sharon Moore, a dance, film, circus, and theater choreographer/director. The showing will feature work by both the faculty and students.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 at 11:30 a.m.
Intermediate Repertory and Choreography taught by Ann Carlson, featuring work created by students based on a wide range of contemporary choreographic approaches; and Chamber Dance: Repertory and Choreography taught by Rebecca Lazier.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 at 2 p.m.
Modern Dance: Beginning Technique and Choreography, taught by Vandenbroucke, and Advanced Repertory and Choreography, taught by Carlson, will also showcase student choreography created over the semester.