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Next Generation Fall Concert
November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree – $15
DANCE ALIVE NATIONAL BALLET & POFAHL STUDIOS PRESENT THE NEXT GENERATION’S
WHAT: Next Generation’s FALL SHOWCASE
WHEN: November 16th @ 4:30 PM
WHERE: Mary Ann Cofrin Theatre at Oak Hall School
INFO: Tickets $15 for adults and $10 per child @ Pofahl Studios and at the door.
The Next Generation is a group of 32 student dancers who present numerous programs and activities for community service projects in support of Dance Alive National Ballet’s mission and programming. Since September 2018 the group has participated in 32 DANB performances at home and on the road and presented and performed in 17 community service activities.
The group’s FALL CONCERT always features choreography by its members as well as DANB staff and guest choreographers and is eagerly looked forward to by dancers and audience! This year presents a performance that is a special challenge to this talented group of dancers.
A special feature of this production is the performance of guest artists and principal dancers from Dance Alive National Ballet. Rosemary Deiorio will perform a variation from Paquita, Rachel Ridley a solo from Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux and Beatrix Povoas the female variation from HARLEQUINADE.
Student choreographers include Stirling Kolb with a classical ballet piece for advanced students, Tuckey Gokey and Hailey Oswald with contemporary works for the entire company and Emi Leon and Sara Gleim with a contemporary work for advanced dancers.
Guest choreographer Autumn Morgenstern (choreographer, master teacher, Rockette, judge, director Project Dance, Disney Tokyo) created two works for the Company; an up tempo jazz piece for younger dancers and a hot Latin piece for older dancers.
Gerard Ebitz ( master teacher and choreographer. Former principal dancer New York City, Zurich, Pacific Northwest and Miami City Ballet) created a neo-classical work for advanced and intermediate dancers.
Performers include: Mia Christie, Penny Dobbins, Lily Eyman, Anna Gleim, Sara Gleim, Tucker Gokey, Juliana Greer, Eleanor Gurka, Madeleine Gurka, Stirling Kolb, Emilia Leon, Gabrielle Luna, Victor Mancuso, Polina Nikonova, Kellyn Patton, Lea Sanchez, Astrid Scales Allie Schofield, Lucy Stanton, Tibby Stanton, Lily Wimsett and Nina Zhang .
This performance by Next Generation helps pay for costumes and provides support for DANB’s educational programs
FOR INFORMATION: 352-371-2986