October 20 - October 22| $15 Get Tickets
Friday, October 20 at 8PM
Saturday, October 21 at 8PM
Sunday, October 22 at 2:30PM
Shenandoah Conservatory’s Dance Division presents a dynamic evening of varied repertoire featuring contemporary, pointe, jazz, and modern works choreographed by dance faculty.
FACULTY ARTISTS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS
Jacob Brent, Tiffanie Carson, Maurice Fraga, Shylo Martinez, Stephanie Parkinson, Laurie M. Taylor
Choreographed by Maurice Fraga
Firepoint is a story of two women’s journey together as one deals with something raw and emotional on the inside, and the other seeks to comfort and reassure. Strength is given by offering “tough love.”
Choreographed by Laurie M. Taylor
Inspired by Ezekiel’s vision of the “Wheel in the Air,” Numinous Traveler explores the idea of transformation and discovery on a journey like no other. You’ll experience classical elements suddenly morphed into a new-age world of pulsating rhythm and sound. All seeing, all knowing, all powerful—this is Numinous Traveler.
Choreographed by Stephanie Parkinson
Mirrors is a piece exploring the idea behind humans wanting and needing love but, at the same time being incapable of returning the affection. The performers dive into a scene where they feel stuck and unable to move forward. While reflecting on their relationships, they work through the struggle of how they can express passion and devotion towards another.
Choreographed by Tiffanie Carson
The routine of life is easy. It’s comfortable. It might also be a lie. If we actually stop, think, observe, and examine ourselves closely, we shed light on unanswered questions hiding in the shadows of our souls. Through unencumbered movement on a dark, shadowy stage, the dancers in Forced Perspective make this tough inquiry into their deeper selves. Beneath the mundane routine of life’s comfortableness lies truth. It’s just a question of if you want to take a chance and shed some light on your own unresolved wonderings.
to pass, you must go through
Choreographed by Shylo Martinez
“I have created a piece to bring awareness to a universal struggle that all individuals will experience throughout their lives in some capacity or another, mental chatter. We all have an internal voice that speaks to us on a daily basis whether designed through experiences, societal norms or responsive to boundaries set forth on us. I explore what it is to expose the mental voice through external embodiment of the thoughts that bind us and contribute to our everyday life. Every person’s journey is different, so there is an undefined way in which to receive this work.” – Shylo Martinez
Choreographed by Jacob Brent
Drawing on the classic dance vocabulary of jazz, this piece showcases the versatility of training that the department provides our students. The inspiration of this piece comes from writer Anais Nin who said, “Jazz is the music of the body.”
Theatrical haze, fog and strobe lights are used in this production. Please contact the Box Office for more details.
Concessions will be available for cash purchase beginning one hour prior to this performance.
Photos by N-Link-Photography