Sunday, March 12, 2006

Brian McGinnis, currently performing with The Parsons Dance Company, was the dance artist in residence for the week of March 6-10. The funds from the Surdna Fellowship allowed Jan Woodward to bring Mr. McGinnis to the Fine Arts Center. He is a graduate of Juilliard and danced with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Elisa Monte before joining The Parsons Dance Company.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Ten dancers participated in the SCDAncing Festival at Winthrop University in Rock Hill February 23-26th. The dancers performed "Still Life" choreographed by Lisa Wheeler in the adjudicated performance. Two student choreographic works by Morgan Bauserman and Jennifer Becker were performed in the informal dance concerts. Master classes were taught by the Amy Marshall Dance Company and the Christian von Howard Dance Project. Classes included modern dance technique, ballet, improvisation, partnering, African Dance, hip-hop, yoga, as well as others. The gala performance by the Amy Marshall Dance Company was Friday evening.