UW Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival Sets Public Performance This Week
July 16, 2012 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival concludes with public performances July 18 and July 21.
The Student Showcase Concert is Wednesday, July 18, at 7 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium; admission is free. Students have the opportunity to demonstrate work from their home studios in the performance.
The festival culminates in the Gala Concert Saturday, July 21, at 4 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The production showcases works created by guest faculty and features student dancers, as well as performances by members of Repertory Dance Theatre. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $12 at the door for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens. Call (307) 766-6666 for ticket information.
The performances conclude 10 days of intensive study with distinguished faculty from around the country. Modern, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and specialty classes were taught by Sharee Lane, Susan Israel Massey and Tony Waag. Nicholas Cendese, Sarah Donohue, Rosy Goodman, Toni Lugo, Nathan Shaw, Katie Winder and Aaron Wood from Salt Lake City-based Repertory Dance Theatre also are on this year’s faculty.
In addition to master classes, festival activities included seminars, lectures and two evenings of discussion with teaching faculty.
The Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival concludes with concert July 19 and July 21.