Southeastern’s Dance Efficiency Undertaking has rebounded after a number of setbacks led to by Hurricane Ida. With the damages and lack of their dance studios within the Pottle Auditorium and Columbia, the dance program and its courses had been pressured to relocate exterior of a few areas within the Pennington middle.
Nearing the anniversary of a catastrophic hurricane, odds are trying up for dance courses as they transfer into their new studio for follow in Pottle. Now with the pc lab turned dance studio, Creative Director Keith Skip Costa is getting ready for the Fall 2022 MAINSTAGE efficiency “I’m: Songs in Reflections of Me” held on Oct. 18-19 in Pottle Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Costa stated, ”Since our concert events are concerning the human situation and the way we study from it, attending our concert events permits the viewers to take a minute from their busy lives and really feel linked to the world wherein we stay. I actually imagine that we’re making a distinction on this planet with the choreographic works that we create right here at Southeastern.”
The Dance Efficiency Undertaking will host the annual MAINSTAGE efficiency and Senior Capstone Dance Thesis Concert events this upcoming season.
Solo dances will probably be used closely in “I’m: Songs in Reflections of Me,” with the purpose of telling a narrative through motion about a variety of individuals from completely different backgrounds and walks of life.
In accordance with Costa, the themes of this semester’s Senior Capstone Dance Thesis Live performance will probably be centered on every pupil and their thesis analysis. Fall Senior Creative Director Leigh Moore, who will unveil her subject as soon as faculty resumes for this semester, will current her efficiency on the Pottle Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.
Moore said, “I’ve ready for my upcoming live performance by listening to numerous music to seek out the proper items for my live performance and doing numerous choreography and conceptual work over the summer season.”
Being added to the magic behind the manufacturing, they are going to be utilizing stay pupil musicians, a stay pupil singer and spoken phrase within the Fall MAINSTAGE live performance.
Costa added Southeastern affords a up to date dance program that results in a minor in dance and up to date choreography or a significant typically research with a dance focus; the senior capstone dance thesis concert events are required for the latter. College students who select to pursue these choices sometimes want to finish 40–60 hours of dance coursework earlier than they’ll graduate.
“Actually I don’t know if I’ll really feel prepared till I get to work with the dancers I will probably be educating my choreography to, however I’m undoubtedly nervous and excited for this. Will probably be my first time choreographing a number of dances without delay, particularly with the ideas being private to me.” Moore added.
To seek out out extra details about the performances, see the 2022 up to date dance calendar right here.