Guest choreographers for the concert include international and former Ririe/Woodbury dancer Stephanie Nugent, Andrew Madsen who just completed a three-year contract with the touring company of Wicked, Arizona choreographer Carley Condor, and collaborators from Delaware and Texas in a unique long-distance choreographic work.
Some of the highlights of the concert include a multi-media work entitled, Landscapes. This collaborative work draws its inspiration from the power of the earth and the human spirit. Barefootin’ Suite, by Artistic Director Pat Debenham, is a suite of dances to the music of Gladys Knight, Martha and the Vandellas, Irma Thomas, and Robert Parker. It is a work that pays homage to the past while still looking to the future. Stephanie Nugent’s contemporary work, Sub(stance), confirms that within every organic thing, there is an inner kinetic and emotional world and that is the substance of what it means to be human.
Two other favorites that were premièred on last year’s Dance in Concert will also be performed: Where Light is Made to Travel by UVU prolific and award winning choreographer Amy Markgraf Jacobson and Duet from Wreck by Carl Flink.
Dance in Concert will be an evening of exciting dance that ranges in feeling from dramatic to delightful and athletic to lyrical.
Dance in Concert
Jan 28-30, 7:30 PM with a matinee at 2pm on Saturday the 30th.
de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center
Tickets are $12 and are available online at www.byuarts.com or through the Fine Arts Ticket Office: 801-422-4322