October 30, 2014 (Jackson) -The Fall Dance Concert has earned the reputation of being one of the most highly anticipated performances from theBelhaven Dance Department.
Cynthia Newland, Associate Professor of Dance and Chair of the Dance Department said, I am looking forward to our department offering the University and community the occasion to experience high quality art created by artists who continue to make an impact insecular and sacred arenas. Our students are blessed to be given the opportunity to work with artists in the greater field of dance. These guest artists work on our students' behalf to make connections to the world of dance, fulfilling the mission of the university.
This year will showcase the choreography of dance faculty and guest artists from the Belhaven University Dance Ensemble at the Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio. Styles will include classical and contemporary ballet and contemporary modern dance.The program contains works restaged and original choreography by guest artists that include "The Dream Scene" from Don Quixote restaged by Henry Danton and original choreography Vivid' by Betsy McMillian, Here Am I by Ryan Corriston, On a Count of One by Randall Flinn and Voices by Shizu Yasuda.
Newland adds, We are also honored to share original choreography of two of Belhaven's own Emily Wright's 'Body Stories' and Caleb Mitchell's 'Vastly Giving, Receiving Anxiously in a Rotating Sphere'.
Performance dates include:
Friday, November 7, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 8, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.
General admission for the performance will be $10. Admission for seniors and non-Belhaven students will be $5. Admission will be complimentary for Belhaven faculty, staff, students and immediate families.