New Voices in Dance

Featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

Thursday - Saturday, April 3 - 5 @ 8 pm

Sunday, April 6 @ 2 pm

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


PHOTO BY RICHARD FINKELSTEIN
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.

 


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!