February Dance: Dancing 50: Moving Forward/Looking Back
Date:Thu, 2/7/2019 - Sat, 2/9/2019
Time:Begins at 7:30 PM
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Continuing Dance at Illinois’ 50th-anniversary celebration, Professor C. Kemal Nance will collaborate with three alumni—Grant Hill (BFA ’18), James Washington (BFA’18), and Raheim White (BFA ’11)—to create a men’s dance titled The Adventures of Antoine in Wonderland, performed to music by Stevie Wonder. Professor Cynthia Oliver will explore Afrofuturism with three alums—Leslie Cuyjet (BFA ’04), Jessica Pretty (MFA ’16), and Angie Pittman (MFA ’15)—in collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students. Endalyn Taylor’s rich movement language will be performed by alum Raheim White (BFA ’11) along with Dance at Illinois students. Professor John Toenjes will work in virtual spaces with alum Renata Sheppard (MFA ’07), creating a technologically complex work for the Krannert Center stages.
May contain adult content.
- $10 for current, full-time U of I students and youth (high school and younger)
- $17 for non-U of I college students
- $21 for senior citizens (age 65 or over) and retired U of I faculty and staff
- $22 otherwise
For information on Pick Five+ and Dance at Illinois Series ticket prices, visit the Krannert Center event page.
- Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
- Department of Dance