FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 2015 Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at 1 and 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Single tickets are $20; FAU faculty, staff and alumni are $16; FAU students are $12; and group prices are available. Tickets can be purchased at www.fauevents.com or 1-800-564-9539.
FAU's professional dance company is celebrating a double anniversary; the 10th anniversary of its founding artistic directors’ tenure at FAU and the 10th anniversary of the dance program’s rebirth. The program will include two world premieres. Internationally renowned dancer, choreographer, author and professor emeritus William “Bill” Evans has created a solo for Clarence Brooks titled “Scherz-Oh!” As the name implies, it is a musically driven, animated dance to a scherzo by Brahms.
“Skin Full of Stories,” the second premiere, was inspired by Patricia Koppich’s stunning photographs, tattooed student essays and the documentary “Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU.” Brooks collaborated with several individuals in the creation of this piece including Karen Leader, Ph.D., professor of visual arts and art history, who, along with FAU benefactor Arthur Jaffe, initiated “Stories on the Skin.” The four-movement dance will be performed by Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., Chelsea Roth, Lindsey Parker, Amanda Nicholas, Aubry Jacques, Joanna Martin, Crystal Patient and Danielle Jolie Dale. All performers are either guest dancers, faculty, alumnae or current students.
Six audience favorites from past seasons also will be revived for this concert:
For more information about Dance Theatre Ensemble and dance programs at FAU, contact Clarence Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org.