New Voices in Dance

Featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

Thursday - Saturday, April 3 - 5 @ 8 pm

Sunday, April 6 @ 2 pm


New Ideas. New Approaches. New Dances. NEW VOICES!

Witness the blossoming of new dance artists in a concert featuring the work of selected dance majors showcasing diverse approaches and styles. This concert also features new work by adjunct faculty member Julia Vessey and the dynamic team of Xan Burley and Alex Stringer, New York choreographers and the directors of the up-and-coming company alex xan: the Median Movement. Rounding out the program is a premiere by faculty member Cynthia Thompson.



  • The Milk Carton Kids is a Grammy-nominated, flat-picking duo that has captured the hearts of folk fans!

  • Renowned British actor Julian Sands delivers a solo tour-de-force in "A Celebration of Harold Pinter" 

  • Experience masterful musicianship by the Grammy-nominated National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine!