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TWU Dance Department,
GDAC Sponsor Performance
DENTON — Cutting-edge
dance artists from throughout the United States will present an
evening of modern dance performance as the Texas Woman’s University
Department of Dance and the Greater Denton Arts Council present
“Moving Beyond the Line: A Geography of Performance”
The concert will begin
at 8 p.m. in the Denton Center for the Visual Arts, located at Hickory
and Bell streets in Denton. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for
children. For more information, call the TWU Department of Dance
at (940) 898-2085.
Lacy & Shade, Sarah Gamblin, John Dixon, Laura Shandelmeier
and Colleen Thomas will overlap their talents and interests to perform
solos and duets that reflect such ideas as the inner landscapes
of personal relationships.
Lacy & Shade is a
solo-duet dance company made up of Sandra Lacy, instructor of dance
at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, and Mary Williford Shade,
associate professor of dance at TWU. The dance company commissions
and performs dances from various professional artists throughout
the United States.
Gamblin, an assistant
professor of dance at TWU, danced in New York City from 1988-2000
and was a member of the Bessie Award-winning Bebe Miller Company
from 1993-2000 and Bill Young and Dancers from 1996-99. Her choreography
has been produced at the University of Washington and in New York
City and Caracas, Venezuela.
Dixon currently performs
with the ongoing dance/sound/visual arts improvisation project ROOM.
His choreography and collaborative projects have been produced in
a variety of venues throughout the country.
Schandelmeier is a dance
specialist who works as a choreographer, performer, teacher and
administrator. She is the founder and director of The Field/DC,
a project that provides performance and workshop opportunities to
artists. She was invited to perform at the Kennedy Center in 2000
for the opening of the Dancing in the Millennium conference. She
currently teaches ages children through adult at studios and schools
throughout the Washington, D.C. area and is a teaching artist in
Wolftrap’s program for Early Learning Through the Arts.
Thomas currently performs
with Bill Young and Dancers and has collaborated with Young as co-choreographer
on numerous projects. She is an adjunct professor at Long Island
University and a guest artist at DanceSpace Center and Movement
For Further Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456