Denton Black Film Festival
On January 23, 2016 the TWU Department of Dance and the TWU Community Dance Center will teach and present original choreography for the Denton Black Film Festival Pre-Festival at the Greater Denton Arts Center. TWU Community Dance Center teacher Kristianna Hogan will be teaching a Hip Hop class for kids at 11AM. At 1PM TWU Department of Dance will present three works created and performed by students: Strengthen Me, a solo by undergraduate RaChelle Conley reveals a journey of empowerment to the music of Nina Simone; El Sueño Americano, a quartet by undergraduate Marina Gonzalez that paints a living landscape of the dream and struggle of immigration; and More Time Than Stolen, a trio by graduate student Azaria Hogans that explores the courage and compassion of seeing and being seen within a community. The dancers are: Jillian Adair, Ashley Cervantes, Molly Hart, Alyssa Toland, Ariel Lewis, Taryn McDaniel, Briyona Whitle, and Ciceley Fullylove.
The DBFF pe-festival is a benefit supporting the Denton African American Scholarship Fund. For more information on the festival, please visit their website or Facebook.
Kids Dance is a lecture demonstration, presented by DanceWorks Repertory Company, for elementary students (specifically 2nd grade students) in partnership with Texas Woman's University, the Denton Independent School District, and the Greater Denton Arts Council. It was made possible by the support of the Greater Denton Arts Council, the Arts Guild of Denton, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
November 12-13 at 10 a.m.
Margo Jones Performance Hall
at Oakland Avenue and Sawyer Street (TWU Campus Map)
For more information, please call 940-898-2086 or e-mail dance @twu.edu.
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