Dec. 11

Garson Dance Company’s Winter Dance Concert




Event Description

Directed by Shannon Elliott, director of the SFUAD Dance Program and assistant chair of the Performing Arts Department

Music by Ólafur Arnalds, Zoe Keating, Frédéric Chopin, Stevie Wonder, DJ Beloved, The Civil Wars, The Head and the Heart, Imagine Dragons, Yann Tiersen, and Germano Rocha.

The performance, featuring ballet, modern, contemporary and house dance styles, is a mixed repertory concert that will include new works choreographed by SFUAD faculty and guests artists and highlight Performing Arts Department dance majors in the Garson Dance Company.

Guest artist pieces include one led by Cora Cliburn and Hayley Manges of Moving People Dance; work by choreographer Donna Jewell, chair of the Department of Dance at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and performed by UNM dancers; and a solo performance choreographed by Kelsey Paschich and performed by Albuquerque dancer Kimberly White.

SFUAD faculty works are by Layla Amis and Jonathan Guise, and guest choreographers include Jaime Duggan and Kelsey Paschich.