Dance

AUDITION - Accelerate Dance Concert

Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Accelerate: Dance Concert presents contemporary choreography from six choreographers. The innovative, exciting and thought-provoking choreography will not only present the art of dance at its finest, but also empower discussion of wider and more complex issues.  Performance dates are January 26-28, 2018. 

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New Works Now

Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

April 19 – 22

Beckett. Hansberry. Ailey. Tharp. These esteemed playwrights and choreographers weren’t always household names. Samuel, Lorraine, Alvin, and Twyla were once young writers and dancers paying their dues, exploring their passion, and finding their voice. New Works brings to the stage works from students and alumni of the Department, celebrating 50 years of risk-taking expression and creative process. Learn what it means to be a creative type with this mixed bag of original works-in-progress that caps off our golden anniversary season.

Accelerate Dance Concert

Date: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

Accelerate
Jan. 26 – 28

Accelerate: to undergo a change in velocity.

Accelerate: Dance Concert includes performances by UK dance minors and, as of the launch of the new BA in dance, dance majors. The students will be performing works by guest choreographers Sumi Clements and Taryn Vander Hoop of Summation, Stephanie Harris, Anthony Alterio, Theresa Bautista, Susie Thiel, and student Kye Miller. The Department of Theatre and Dance will present its seventh annual dance concert on January 26-28 at the Guignol Theatre.

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Little Shop of Horrors

Date: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

What would you do for love? Seymour, a mild-mannered florist from Skid Row, improves his chances for personal and professional growth through a bloodthirsty plant from another planet. His confidence begins to soar, but how far will he go to feed the beast? This doo-wop horror comedy musical botanical mashup is a rockin’ ride that will remind you to keep an eye on your houseplants.

Little Shop kicks off our 50th anniversary season, directed by Department of Theatre and Dance chair Nancy Jones with musical direction from Lexington star Tedrin Lindsay!

 

 

New Works Now

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:30pm

April 19 – 22

Beckett. Hansberry. Ailey. Tharp. These esteemed playwrights and choreographers weren’t always household names. Samuel, Lorraine, Alvin, and Twyla were once young writers and dancers paying their dues, exploring their passion, and finding their voice. New Works brings to the stage works from students and alumni of the Department, celebrating 50 years of risk-taking expression and creative process. Learn what it means to be a creative type with this mixed bag of original works-in-progress that caps off our golden anniversary season.

Little Shop of Horrors

Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:30pm

What would you do for love? Seymour, a mild-mannered florist from Skid Row, improves his chances for personal and professional growth through a bloodthirsty plant from another planet. His confidence begins to soar, but how far will he go to feed the beast? This doo-wop horror comedy musical botanical mashup is a rockin’ ride that will remind you to keep an eye on your houseplants.

Little Shop kicks off our 50th anniversary season, directed by Department of Theatre and Dance chair Nancy Jones with musical direction from Lexington star Tedrin Lindsay!

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