Annual Spring Dance Concerts 2019
The Ballet Program of the Spring Dance Concerts will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2 at 2:00 the Jazz/Tap/Contemporary Programs will be held on Friday, May 31 at 7:00 and Saturday, June 1 at 7:00. All performances take place in the Wellin Hall, Schambach Center, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.
Friday, May 31 at 7pm - Jazz
Saturday, June 1 at 2pm - Ballet
Saturday, June 1 at 7pm - Jazz
Sunday, June 2 at 2pm - Ballet
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Ballet Program:"Coppelia" Staged by Nancy Long and Lynn Bollana after Petipa Dancers: The Saturday and Sunday matinee repertory program features the delightful tale of "Coppelia" told in one act--perfect for audiences of all ages. The clever Swanilda alternately danced by Isabella Pedulla and Ada Gouse, who is betrothed to Franz, plays a trick on the doll maker, Dr. Coppelius, portrayed by Andrew Burnett. This family friendly story ballet is told through dance by the pre-professional Utica Dance students and guests in stunningly beautiful costumes and sets. Dancers of all ages dance to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" in choreography by Nancy Long and Lynn Bollana.
An original work by Lindsey LaFountain, will complete the program.
Jazz/Tap/Contemporary Program:"Now Voyager" by Kathy Ryan will featuring graduating seniors: Maria Mandronico, Isabella Pedulla, Mikaela Williams and Hannah D'Accurzio (pictured on poster) The Jazz Program, a compilation of jazz, tap, and contemporary works will be performed on Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm. program of Kathy Ryan's crowd-pleasing choreography. Sharon Warncke assisted in preparing the large cast of student dancers, guest artists.
Kathy Ryan's infectious and entertaining choreography is featured on the Jazz/Tap Program. Audience favorites on the program this year include: Standard Set, Bohemian Rhapsody, Now Voyager, Beat, Bop, Boogie, and Rock Me Amadeus. The premiere of Another Cha Cha, will complete the program.