FSU’s Theatre and Dance Department Presents “Taking the Movement” for Spring Dance Concert
Frostburg State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present its annual Spring Dance Concert, titled “Taking the Movement,” on Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center’s Drama Theatre.
Filled with energy and striking dance moves, “Taking the Movement” explores various dance styles and weaves together nine pieces into a dialogue about embracing the positive in life.
Seniors Caitlin Moore and Niki Newcomb will present their final choreography at FSU before graduating in May. Known for her high-energy dance moves, in this performance Moore focuses on the dilemma of wanting to live the life you pictured while being pulled toward the “safe life others direct you to lead.” In contrast, Newcomb’s piece, titled “RINSE,” is a lyrical illustration about the strength it takes to wash, or rinse, a negative relationship from one’s life.
Focusing on the longevity of forgiveness, junior Amy Milligan will present an intricately blended contemporary dance.
In addition to five student choreographed works, Director Jamie McGreevy will stage four original pieces, including “RAW,” which debuted in 2010 and which has evolved through an ongoing collaboration with dancers Samantha Flowers and Jordan Kline. Recently presented at the American College Dance Festival, the duet received favorable reviews from renowned artists Seán Curran, Shani Collins Achille and George de la Peña. Flowers will also perform a solo choreographed by McGreevy based on the poetry of Jewel Mathieson.
For reservations and information, call the Theatre and Dance box office at 301-687-7462, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students and $12 for the general public. Group reservations are available when booked in advance.
Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:30pm