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Student Choreography Showcase | Drayton Hall Theatre

Don't miss the premieres of all original choreography by University dance artists, 7:30pm nightly, November 29 - December 2 at Drayton Hall Theatre!

Student Choreography Showcase

Concert Director: Cindy Flach

November 29 - December 2, 2016
Drayton Hall Theatre
1214 College St.

Show Time: 
7:30pm

Tickets:
Students: $12
USC Faculty/Staff, Military, Seniors: $16
General Public: $18

Reserve tickets by calling 
803-777-2551

Or purchase in person at Longstreet Theatre, 1300 Greene St.

Box office opens November 21.  Hours: 12:30 - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday. The box office will be closed November 23 - 25 for the Thanksgiving holidays.


 

The University of SC Dance Program will premiere original works by university dance artists during its Student Choreography Showcase, November 29 - December 2 at Drayton Hall Theatre. 
 
The semi-annual showcase of original student choreography is once again being directed by UofSC dance instructor Cindy Flach, and will feature a variety of dance styles, many with socially relevant themes.  A sampling of works to be performed includes:  

  • Sonder by senior Dance Performance major Austin Fry, a contemporary movement work exploring human connection.  “This piece explores how as w go through life, we may often be blinded by our own introspection,” Fry says.  “Sonder seeks to examine the paradox that we are separate but together, and together but separate.”
  • Hope Dies Last by senior Dance Education major Emily Snow, described by the choreographer as a piece dealing with how “if we do not keep hope for a better tomorrow, there will not be a better tomorrow.”
  • Anecdoche by senior Dance Performance major Mary Scott, a “jazzy contemporary” piece which the choreographer says is a commentary on the social media-driven culture in which “everyone is talking but no one is listening.”

 

In total, 9 original works by student choreographers will be performed during the concert.  The works were chosen for the concert after being adjudicated by faculty from the dance program.

For more information on the Student Choreography Showcase or the dance program at the University of South Carolina, contact Kevin Bush by phone at 803-777-9353 or via email at bushk@mailbox.sc.edu.


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