Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

Thursday - Saturday, December 5 - 7 @ 8 pm

Sunday, December 8 @ 2 pm

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


PHOTO BY RICHARD FINKELSTEIN

Join us for Virginia Rep's 30th anniversary celebration concert! Offering an “eclectic range of well-performed, engaging dance works (Style Weekly), JMU’s premier dance group will present a cutting-edge program focusing on the new terrains of contemporary dance in the 21st century. The company will perform works by nationally and internationally recognized guest artists, including Richmond-based Scott Putman, Tzveta Kassabova from Florida (named one of the “top 25 artists to watch in 2012” by Dance Magazine), Raleigh choreographer and JMU alumna Tara Mullins, and former Doug Varone dancer and new JMU faculty member Ryan Corriston. Artistic director Shane O'Hara will also present a new work.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Fifth Anniversary Season at the Forbes: Bruce and Lois Forbes Share Their Story  



  • Ailey II dances its way to the top of the 2014-2015 Masterpiece Season



  • Master storyteller David Gonzalez returns with a modern twist on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty



  • Prepare to enter "a wonderful world of breathtaking magic" with the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes!