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SUNY Potsdam Student Choreographers Getting Ready to Present 'For Movement's Sake'

11.19.18
Photo of SUNY Potsdam dance students
SUNY Potsdam dance students will present original works at the annual Student Choreographers Concert. Seen here is a photo from last year’s performance.

The SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present the upcoming 2018 Student Choreographers Concert, titled “For Movement’s Sake.”

The concert is a showcase of 22 choreographic works by undergraduate dancers, including an array of styles, ranging from contemporary to jazz to African dance. “For Movement’s Sake” has been split into two programs, which will all be performed in the Dance Theater, located in the SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center.  

Concert A will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Concert B will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.

Admission to the Student Choreographers Concert is free. All are welcome to join in this celebration of dance to close out the semester.

The featured student choreographers include: Carlie Bonilla, Atiya Clarke, Brooklyn Collier, Courtney Corigliano, Krystal Dawkins, Maribel Flores, Nicole Gibson, Qua’deer Jones, Caitlyn Lane, Zoe Loveless, Amber McCarthy, Cortney Nelsen, Devon Newsome, Sarah Olsen, Eliut Ortiz, Morgan Ose, Mikayla Pike, Eliezer Quarless, Katherine Rubenacker, Olivia Scata and Sarah Young.

To reserve a seat, free tickets are available through the Community Performance Series Box Office, located in the Performing Arts Center Lobby, by calling (315) 267-2277. Tickets will also be available at the door, beginning one hour before show time.

From directing, choreographing, acting and dancing, to designing and technical work, theatre and dance are highly collaborative art forms at SUNY Potsdam. Students and professionals engage in creative problem solving, requiring the setting and meeting of long-term goals, and the analysis and understanding of movement and dramatic literature. For more information about SUNY Potsdam’s Department of Theatre and Dance, visit www.potsdam.edu/theatre.

Founded in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of only three arts campuses in the entire SUNY system. SUNY Potsdam’s arts curriculum offers the full palette: music, theatre, dance, fine arts and creative writing. No matter the discipline, people from all backgrounds can find their creative compass at Potsdam, with myriad arts immersion experiences available for both campus and community.

Media contact:

Alexandra Jacobs Wilke, Office of College Communications,
(315) 267-2918