CWUNewsNewshttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/newsen-usOCEANS Flamenco Performancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2565Thu, 23 May 2019 11:39:56<p>Seattle-based Flamenco artist, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest her work, Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo. to Central Washington University May 31st. The water-themed presentations will feature singer/percussionist Jose Moreno and guitarist Pedro Cortes. Both musicians are third generation Spanish Flamenco artists and reside in New York City. The all-ages performance will be the fifth engagement of a 29-date that tour that begins in Bellingham and ends in Southern California.<br>Savannah is available for interviews, complete tour information below</p><p>Central Washington University<br>CWU NPV Dance Studio 106<br>May 30th, 7:30 p. m.<br>general admission $22, VIP reserved seating $34, student $12<br>tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com<br>"Real flamenco. straight up and stunning"<br>Regina Hackett, The Seattle P.I.</p><p>Savannah Fuentes, born in Seattle to parents of Puerto Rican and Irish ancestry, is one of the only touring artists in the Pacific Northwest region with strong links to Flamenco culture. She studies both baile (flamenco dance) and cante (flamenco singing) and has toured throughout the states of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, and&nbsp; Arizona. She has independently produced over 300 performances and workshops featuring internationally recognized Spanish Flamenco Artists such as Jose Anillo, Saray Munoz, Jesus Montoya, and Juanarito. She has studied with artists such as Guadiana, Joaquin Grilo, Eva Yerbabuena, El Farru, and Isabel Bayon. She attributes her formation as an artist to her most significant mentor, Maestra Sara de Luis. She continues to evolve as an innovator and performance artist.&nbsp;</p><p>Pedro Cortes</p><p>Guitarist<br>www.pedrocortes.com<br>Pedro Cortes, Comes from a family of Spanish Gypsy guitarists and began his studies with his father and the esteemed Flamenco guitarist Sabicas. Having toured professionally since the age of 17, he is gaining international recognition as a soloist and composer. He has premiered his work En la oscuridad de las minas at the Teatro Albeniz in Madrid, he had works premiered by the Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company at the Joyce Theater in New York. He has two books on Flamenco, El Dron del Faraon and Cruzando el Charco, published by the American Institute of Guitar. Mr. Cortes, was commissioned by the Cohen Brothers to compose music for the film Paris Je TAime .He also wrote music for a childrens program on H B O called Fairy tale for Every Child. He has toured with Jose Greco and Maria Benitez, La Conja and has performed with such artists as Farrucita, La Tati, Merche Esmeralda, Manolete and the late Lola Flores. He has been guest artist with the St. Louis Opera and the New York Grand Opera, and has been commissioned by and performed as Musical Director with the Guthrie Theater In Garcia Lorcas BODAS DE SANGRE. Mr. Cortes is artistic director of his own Flamenco group, and also Musical Director of Palo Seco. Cortes is a third generation Flamenco guitarists and uses the experience passed down to him by his family to maintain the purity of Flamenco while creating new compositions.<br>Jose Moreno<br>Singer/ Percussionist/ Guitarist/ Dancer)<br>www.josemorenoflamenco.com<br>Born into a family of famous flamenco artists Estrella Morena (dancer) and Pepe de Málaga (singer), Jose began his flamenco career during his childhood years. His debut was at the famous Tablao flamenco Costa Vasca. Jose continued his studies with the Great Manolete, Farruquito, and Andres Marin and Cajon Percussion with Manuel Soler. Jose has been invited to perform in various companies around the world, and with distinguished artists such as: The Great Manolete, Joaquin Ruiz, Pastora Galvan, Jose Cortes Pansequito, Jose de Luna, Jose Luis Rodriquez, Roberto Castellon, Pedro Cortes, Jose Valle Chuscales, Basilio Garcia, Paco Heredia, Elena Andujar, Carmen Ledesma, Jesus Montoya, Zorongo Flamenco Dance, La Tania, Miguel Vargas, Nelida Tirado, Antonio Hidalgo, Curro Cueto, Gonzalo Grau, Edwin Aparicio, Amparo Heredia, Antonio Granjero, Angel Muñoz, Charo Espino, Omayra Amaya and many other outstanding performers<br>In 2001, Jose choreographed and performed a collaborative work with his mother Estrella Morena, and with renowned flamenco singer Carmen Linares with the New World Symphony Orquestra at Lincoln Theater. In 2004 choreographed works and performed with the Boston Flamenco Ballet, In 2007, Jose performed with the internationally known Isabel Pantoja, and with David Bisbal in Premios lo Nuestro. In 2010 performed in the 7th annual Panama Jazz Festival, also that same year at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City, in 2013 in Zorro The Musical at the Alliance Theatre, the BAM theatre in New York City with Flamenco Vivo Dance Company , and most recently in the 2014-2015 season of Carmen at The Metropolitan Opera in New York City and the 2015-2016 season of Carmen at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. for the Washington National Opera.<img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/dance/sites/cts.cwu.edu.dance/files/Oceans.jpg" style="width: 800px; height: 566px;"></p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>Orchesis Spring Dance Performancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2564Fri, 01 Mar 2019 17:03:50<p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG></o:AllowPNG> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves></w:TrackMoves> <w:TrackFormatting></w:TrackFormatting> <w:PunctuationKerning></w:PunctuationKerning> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas></w:ValidateAgainstSchemas> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:DoNotPromoteQF></w:DoNotPromoteQF> <w:LidThemeOther>EN-US</w:LidThemeOther> <w:LidThemeAsian>X-NONE</w:LidThemeAsian> <w:LidThemeComplexScript>X-NONE</w:LidThemeComplexScript> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables></w:BreakWrappedTables> <w:SnapToGridInCell></w:SnapToGridInCell> <w:WrapTextWithPunct></w:WrapTextWithPunct> <w:UseAsianBreakRules></w:UseAsianBreakRules> <w:DontGrowAutofit></w:DontGrowAutofit> <w:SplitPgBreakAndParaMark></w:SplitPgBreakAndParaMark> <w:EnableOpenTypeKerning></w:EnableOpenTypeKerning> <w:DontFlipMirrorIndents></w:DontFlipMirrorIndents> <w:OverrideTableStyleHps></w:OverrideTableStyleHps> </w:Compatibility> <m:mathPr> <m:mathFont m:val="Cambria Math"></m:mathFont> <m:brkBin m:val="before"></m:brkBin> <m:brkBinSub m:val="&#45;-"></m:brkBinSub> <m:smallFrac m:val="off"></m:smallFrac> <m:dispDef></m:dispDef> <m:lMargin m:val="0"></m:lMargin> <m:rMargin m:val="0"></m:rMargin> <m:defJc m:val="centerGroup"></m:defJc> <m:wrapIndent m:val="1440"></m:wrapIndent> <m:intLim m:val="subSup"></m:intLim> <m:naryLim m:val="undOvr"></m:naryLim> </m:mathPr></w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:LatentStyles DefLockedState="false" DefUnhideWhenUsed="false" DefSemiHidden="false" DefQFormat="false" DefPriority="99" LatentStyleCount="371"> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="0" QFormat="true" Name="Normal"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" QFormat="true" Name="heading 1"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 2"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 3"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 4"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 5"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 6"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 7"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 8"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 9"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 1"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 2"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 3"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 4"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 5"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 6"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 7"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 8"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 9"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 1"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 2"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 3"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 4"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 5"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 6"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 7"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 8"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 9"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Normal Indent"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="footnote text"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="annotation text"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="header"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="footer"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index heading"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="35" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="caption"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="table of figures"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="envelope address"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="envelope return"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="footnote reference"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="annotation reference"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="line number"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="page number"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="endnote reference"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="endnote text"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="table of authorities"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="macro"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toa heading"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 2"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 3"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 4"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 5"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 2"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 3"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 4"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 5"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 2"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 3"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 4"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 5"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="10" QFormat="true" Name="Title"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Closing"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Signature"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="1" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Default Paragraph Font"></w:LsdException> <w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Body Text"></w:LsdException> </p></!--[if gte mso 9]></![endif]--></!--[if gte mso 9]></m:mathFont m:val="Cambria Math"></m:brkBin m:val="before"></m:brkBinSub m:val="&#45;-"></m:smallFrac m:val="off"></m:lMargin m:val="0"></m:rMargin m:val="0"></m:defJc m:val="centerGroup"></m:wrapIndent m:val="1440"></m:intLim m:val="subSup"></m:naryLim m:val="undOvr"></![endif]--></!--[if gte mso 9]></w:LatentStyles DefLockedState="false" DefUnhideWhenUsed="false" DefSemiHidden="false" DefQFormat="false" DefPriority="99" LatentStyleCount="371"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="0" QFormat="true" Name="Normal"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" QFormat="true" Name="heading 1"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 2"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 3"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 4"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 5"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 6"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 7"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 8"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="9" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="heading 9"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 1"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 2"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 3"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 4"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 5"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 6"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 7"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 8"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index 9"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 1"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 2"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 3"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 4"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 5"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 6"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 7"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 8"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="39" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toc 9"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Normal Indent"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="footnote text"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="annotation text"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="header"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="footer"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="index heading"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="35" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" QFormat="true" Name="caption"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="table of figures"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="envelope address"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="envelope return"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="footnote reference"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="annotation reference"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="line number"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="page number"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="endnote reference"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="endnote text"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="table of authorities"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="macro"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="toa heading"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 2"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 3"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 4"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List 5"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 2"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 3"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 4"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Bullet 5"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 2"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 3"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 4"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="List Number 5"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="10" QFormat="true" Name="Title"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Closing"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Signature"></w:LsdException Locked="false" Priority="1" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Default Paragraph Font"></w:LsdException Locked="false" SemiHidden="true" UnhideWhenUsed="true" Name="Body Text">Works in Progress Dance performancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2563Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:50:54<p>Don't miss the Dance Programs works in progress showing.&nbsp; Get a glimpse of pieces from the upcoming Orchesis Spring Performance, along with a look at combinations from Ballroom class.&nbsp; <img alt="" src="/dance/sites/cts.cwu.edu.dance/files/images/Winter%20Works%20in%20Progress%20Performance.jpg" style="width: 464px; height: 600px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p>Assistant Professor of Dancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2560Thu, 29 Nov 2018 13:42:47<p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/dance/sites/cts.cwu.edu.dance/files/Director%20Gabrielle%20McNeillie.jpg" style="width: 476px; height: 600px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Central Washington University Dance Program is excited to announce the promotion of Faculty member, Gabrielle McNeillie to Assistant Professor. McNeillie received her early training at Brockport School of Dance and Performing Arts and the Rochester City Ballet. She graduated cum laude from The University of Akron with a BFA in Dance Performance and after a decade of performing professionally, she earned her MFA in Dance/Choreography from The University of Arizona.&nbsp;As an educator, choreographer, and dance, Gabrielle believes that the discipline of dance can add tremendous value to education. Students who study dance learn life lessons in cooperation, collaboration, self-analyzation, and reflection, which can enhance their future successes regardless of career choice.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Orchesis Spring Dance Performancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2559Mon, 14 May 2018 09:07:11<p><img alt="" src="/dance/sites/cts.cwu.edu.dance/files/ORCHESIS%20POSTER%20FINAL.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 600px;"></p><p>Don't miss the Orchesis Spring Dance performance, May 31st, June 1 and 2nd at 7:30 pm at CWU's McConnell auditorium.</p>Orchesis Dance Performance at the 4th St. Theatre in Yakimahttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2556Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:54:48<p><img alt="" src="/dance/sites/cts.cwu.edu.dance/files/images/4th%20Street%20Poster.jpg" style="width: 424px; height: 600px;"></p>Works in Progress Dance Performancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2546Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:46:18<p>Don't miss out on an opportunity to see what's happening in the Dance program.&nbsp; Come to the Works in Progress showing and get a sneak peek at what is currently being created for the Orchesis Dance Company by&nbsp; students and faculty. Dances performed will be in various stages of the creative process and audience members will have the chance to offer feedback.&nbsp; Performance is in the Nicholson Pavilion Dance Studio (Rm 106) from 4:30 - 6:00 PM.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Admission is free!</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Swingcats are back in action!https://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2544Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:50:26<p><img alt="" src="/dance/sites/cts.cwu.edu.dance/files/IMG_2993.JPG" style="width: 450px; height: 600px;"></p>Dance Majorhttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2543Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:33:44<p>The new CWU Dance Major has launched effective fall quarter 2017.&nbsp; We are very excited to announce our first Dance Major and Minors advising meeting Friday Sept. 29 at 1:00 in the Nicholson Pavilion Dance studio room 106.&nbsp;</p><p>All interested students are welcome to attend.&nbsp; Celebratory snacks will be provided!</p>Orchesis Spring Dance Performancehttps://www.cwu.edu/dance/node/2539Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:27:59<P>ORCHESIS DANCE COMPANY, Central Washington University’s dance performance company presents its annual spring Dance Concert on June 1, 2, and 3rd, in the McConnell Auditorium on the CWU campus at 7:30 pm each evening.&nbsp;<BR>This year the Orchesis show features modern choreography by Dance faculty Therese Young and Gabrielle McNeillie along with an International Rhumba piece choreographed by Adam Meyers.&nbsp; Some of the other highlights include several guest artist pieces including a modern solo choreographed by guest artist Michael Blue, and an epic modern piece by Theatre grad assistant Robert Hanson.&nbsp;&nbsp; A lively tap number choreographed by Taylor Bir, and a variety of student works including group, solos and duets round out the show.<BR>Doors will open for the audience at 7:00. Tickets are $10.00 for general admission, $8.00 for Seniors/Students and $5.00 for CWU Students with ID.&nbsp; Tickets are available at the door or online at http://www.cwu.edu/~wildcattickets/.<BR>The performance is co-produced by the PESHMS (Physical Education, School Health, and Movement Studies) and Theatre Arts.<BR>For more information about the Orchesis performance, or for persons of disability to make arrangements for accommodations, please call (509) 963-1937, or (for the hearing impaired) TDD (509) 963-2143.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P></BR></BR></BR></BR>