Join us for an exciting evening of faculty and guest artist works featuring the Springfield College student dancers. Don’t miss seeing the guest artist work of one of America’s most sought-after choreographers, Darrell Grand Moultrie. A recipient of the Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award and a graduate of The Juilliard School, Moultrie has created and staged works for American Ballet Theatre, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Atlanta Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, and BalletMet Columbus, among others. On stage his work includes: The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of Merry Wives, the world premiere of Jeremy O. Harris’ Daddy, Witness Uganda at American Repertory Theater, Sugar in Our Wounds at Manhattan Theatre Club, Invisible Thread at Second Stage, Redwood at Portland Center Stage Theater, and Evita at Kansas City Repertory Theatre.
The dance concert also will feature works by guest artists Tatiana Desardouin and Alan Franco. Desardouin is director and choreographer of Passion Fruit Dance Company, a street dance theater and educational company, which she founded in 2016 as well as a core dancer of the pioneering street dance theater company Rennie Harris Puremovement. Franco, originally from Mexico City, built the first-ever Salsa and Bachata dance community in Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, where he also owned a dance studio dedicated to teaching Latin social dancing to people of all ages and backgrounds.In addition, Springfield College dance faculty Kodee Van Nort and Jennifer Pollins will be showcasing new choreographic works.
The concert will feature the premiere of New York City- and Massachusetts-based Zehnder Dance's newest work in collaboration with composer/musician/vocalist Alexandra Ludwig, Springfield College associate professor of music.
Saturday evening's concert will be followed by a Q & A with choreographers and dancers.
Reserve your tickets now for what’s sure to be an evening to remember!
Your tickets will be available for pick up and purchase in the lobby before the performance using the name on your reservation.
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