Performances showcase student choreographed dances
March 17, 2011 | WMU News
Five performances April 7-10
KALAMAZOO--Senior dance majors at Western Michigan University will present their final concerts, "Collideoscope," in Studio B on the third floor of the Dalton Center Thursday through Sunday, April 7-10.
- Thursday, April 7--8 p.m.
- Friday, April 8--8 p.m.
- Saturday, April 9--2 p.m.
- Saturday, April 9--8 p.m.
- Sunday, April 10--2 p.m.
General admission tickets are $8 and $5 for students. They may be purchased at the door prior to each performance, or in advance on the third floor of the Dalton Center from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on the following days: March 21, March 23, March 29 and March 31.
"Collideoscope" features the world premiere of works by up-and-coming choreographers Chelsea Arlene, Angela Guerro, Kelly Kakaley, Kate Peters, Sarah Milosh, Ashley Rop and Lauren Skrzyniarz. All seven artists are seniors in WMU's Bachelor of Fine Arts dance program and expect to graduate at the end of April.
- Arlene's work is about the connections made between all humans.
- Guerro takes a look at how people's inner feelings are perceived by others around them.
- Kakaley explores how an individual deals with success and loss, desperation and hopelessness
- Peters lets the audience into a world of family struggle and the bonds needed to overcome their sorrow.
- Milosh addresses the idea of reincarnation and the possibilities of life after death.
- Rop's piece about the chaos that ensues after a fire takes hold of a traveling circus.
- Skrzyniarz has created a work that delves into unique geometric shapes and plays with the manipulation of time.
The final culminating piece is a commissioned work choreographed by world-renowned Derrick Evans and performed by WMU dance students.
For more information, contact Chelsea Arlene at (734) 735-3219.