Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

Thu - Sat, Dec 6 - 8 @ 8 pm

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2 pm

MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

Thu - Sat, Dec 6 - 8 @ 8 pm

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2 pm

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


PHOTO BY RICHARD FINKELSTEIN

Choreography from across the country takes center stage as JMU’s premier dance ensemble performs work by recognized guest artists including New York choreographer Sarah Burke, a JMU alum and former member of Virginia Rep. The company will also present pieces by RAS Mikey Courtney from Detroit, Scott Putman from Virginia, and Virginia-based Matt Pardo. Putman is founder and artistic director of Amaranth Arts in Richmond, and Pardo is co-artistic director of the artistic production company, The Blanket. Balancing out the evening will be works by artistic director Shane O’Hara and other JMU dance faculty members.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • The Grammy and Emmy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir will sing, dance and drum to deliver a tour-de-force performance!



  • Israeli performance troupe Mayumana presents "Currents," a bold spectacle featuring mind-blowing sights and sounds



  • Featuring Broadway stars, The Doo Wop Project reimagines some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history!



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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