November 15, 2005

Dance faculty presents
annual concert performance

 

Photo: Three women in the seven-women cast of Anton in Show Business
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Dance Sites: New Works in Choreography/Performance is this year's installment of Sacramento State's annual faculty choreographed dance concert. Performances are at 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 through 10, with a matinee show at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, at the University Theatre in Shasta Hall. Tickets are $15 general, $12 students and staff and $10 for seniors and high school students.

Photo by Steve McKay

New York choreographer and instructor Kayvon Pourazar will be a guest of the Sacramento State Dance Department when it presents Dance Sites: New Works in Choreography/performance. Pourazar has taught on the East Coast for several years and has danced with numerous artists, including Doug Varone, Beth Gill, Gwen Welliver and KJ Holmes.

The Faculty Dance Concert performances will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 through 10, as well as a matinee show at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, at the University Theatre in Shasta Hall. Tickets are $15 general, $12 students and staff and $10 for seniors and high school students.

The performances are directed by Sacramento State dance professor Paul Besaw and will showcase a dynamic mix of music and dance styles. The new and original works will be performed by dance students and created by faculty choreographers Linda Goodrich, Lisa Ross, Nolan T'sani, and the University's newest dance faculty member, Lorelei Bayne. Bayne will present a modern choreographed piece with an eclectic blend of music and rhythm.

The performances will feature a diverse collection of music – from Bach to Prince – employing modern, African, Cuban and ballet dance styles.

For more information, contact Mary Robinson at (916) 278-6702. For tickets, contact Sacramento State's university ticket office at (916) 278-4323, or visit Tickets.com. For media assistance, contact the Sacramento State Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

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