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Dance department introduces the next generation of dance artists in a bold new concert


January 23, 2003

WHAT: The Herberger College Department of Dance at ASU presents “Emerging Artists,” a modern dance concert that highlights the creative work of graduating seniors.
WHEN: Feb. 6-8, 13-15 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 9 and Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Special preview: Feb. 6 at 4 p.m.
WHERE: Dance Theatre, PE East 132, 551 E. Orange St. on the ASU campus in Tempe.
TICKETS: $14 adults; $12 seniors, faculty and staff; $5 students.
CALL: 480-965-6447.

The Herberger College of Fine Arts Department of Dance at Arizona State University presents the creative work of graduating seniors in “Emerging Artists,” a distinctive contemporary dance performance. The concert showcases the choreographic and performance talents of ASU dance students in this bold and enchanting evening of dance. Refreshingly honest as well as inventive, “Emerging Artists” promises to delight in new and unusual ways.

Please note: Not all pieces that are presented are being performed at each show. Concert I is composed of seven pieces and runs Feb. 6-9; Concert II is composed of six pieces and runs Feb. 13-16.

The choreographers/performers for this evening of dance include: Concert I – Kristy Murphree, Jodi Bender, Kim Goss performing a work by Jennifer Tsukayama, Kim Pfeifer, Lona Lee, Kristen Grippo and Rayne Jasmine; Concert II – Natalie Greene, Jaime Johnson, Kim Goss and Reneé Waters performing a work by Cliff Keuter, Jenna Blasko, Reneé Waters performing a work by Elina Mooney and Suzanne Foster.

The Department of Dance is nationally ranked in the top 10 by Dance Teacher Now magazine. Its graduate program is ranked 5th and its undergraduate program is ranked 9th. The ARCO Performance Arts College Guide calls the department one of the “most highly recommended programs” in the country.

Media Contact:
Megan Krause
480-965-8795
megan.krause@asu.edu