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Studiodance I: Dancing 50: Moving Forward/Looking Back

In Program A, Master of Fine Arts candidate Charlie Maybee will present his contemporary explorations of the genre of tap dance. The program will include Dance at Illinois alumni Isiah Asplund (BFA 2017), Lauren Mendelson (BFA 2018), Alexis Miller (BFA 2018), Randi Townsend (BFA 2017) and Illinois alumus Jon Faw (2017 MEDIA).

Program B will feature works created by Dance at Illinois faculty in conjunction with alumni. Professor Sara Hook will bring back alumi Betsy Brandt (MFA 2013), Elizabeth Johnson (MFA 2003), Randi Townsend (BFA 2017), Kendra Portier (MFA 2018), and Chole Nagle (2018) to continue explorations of her work, Janes. Professor Tere O’Connor will set the duet Double Flower Possibility on Nico Brown (2014) and Charles Gowin (2016). Alumnus Momar Ndiaye (MFA 2017) will create a new solo for Professor Abigail Zbikowski, and guest artist Nia Love will perform a signature multi-media solo.

Program A

Feb 28 at 7pm, Mar 1 at 9pm, and Mar 2 at 7pm

Program B

Feb 28 at 9pm, Mar 1 at 7pm, and Mar 2 at 9pm

Contains adult content

Studio One Extended

Choreographed and performed by MFA candidates Mauriah Kraker and Leah Wilks, this event will take place at Bluestem Hall at Barnhart Prairie in Urbana, Illinois, Mar 8-9, 2019. Doors open at 7pm. Show begins at 7:30pm. Learn more.

Event Details

Studio Theatre
Th Feb 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Th Feb 28, 2019 - 9:00pm
Fr Mar 01, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fr Mar 01, 2019 - 9:00pm
Sa Mar 02, 2019 - 7:00pm
Sa Mar 02, 2019 - 9:00pm
Pick Five+: 16 / SC 15 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10 Single: 17 / SC 16 / STU 16 / UI & YTH 10 Dance at Illinois Series (All 4 Events): 70 / SC 66 / STU 58 / UI & YTH 40

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