The UNLV Dance Department presents the inaugural performance of “ReUnited”, a virtual concert of alumni dance. The concert features many styles of dance by 13 choreographers from across the country.
“ReUnited” kicks off with an evening of viewing and live chat at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 21, followed by a virtual evening. The performance will be visible on demand from May 21 to 23. Viewers can speak to the choreographers during the Virtual Artist Talkback at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, via Zoom.
The choreographers presented:
Ashley Vasquez, music video and television choreographer, credited for The Big Bang Theory and Reversed, presents “Stay Low”, a work of contemporary dance filmed on location in Los Angeles.
Kristen Sholes Sullivan, Adjunct Professor at Florida State College and Company Fellow at the Jacksonville Dance Theater in Jacksonville, Fla., Presents “The Things They Carried”. Representing the things we hold on to and the weight they leave when we let go, she adopts stunning production techniques in this theatrical performance.
Lonnie Chaney III, choreographer and company leader with Nicky Karosy for The Village Dance Collective, focuses on team building and unification. “The truth” characterizes the pulse of the nation, the joy of the intergenerational movement and the collaboration.
Heather Harper, Founder and Artistic Director of the Harper Continuum Dance Theater in New York City, launches the first installment of “As We Breathe,” a dance film recognizing the spirit of endurance and perseverance during this momentous moment in history.
Access links for “ReUnited” are available via the UNLV Performing Arts Center ticket office for $ 10 per household. Virtual events associated with “ReUnited” are free via Zoom and will be sent by email with the concert access link.