Dance Company’s Young Choreographers’ Concert Sept. 18
From press release
Rockford Dance Company (RDC) presents the 10th Annual Young Choreographers’ Concert, featuring the choreography of the members of the RDC, Saturday, Sept. 18, at Sullivan Center (old New American Theater), 118 N. Main St., Rockford. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children 12 and younger.
This exhilarating concert will feature music from Beethoven to bluegrass and dance from ballet to modern contemporary.
This year’s choreographers include Bailey Glavan, from Rockton Hononegah High School; Kitzia Picon from Rockford Auburn High School; Anastasia Benson from Rockford Guilford High School; and Rachel Seger from Rockford Boylan Catholic High School.
The concert will include a dozen unique dances. Wendy’s Dream, choreographed by Rachel Seger, is based on Wendy from Peter Pan. The Big Apple, choreographed by Bailey Glavan, reflects her experience in New York this past summer while attending the Joffrey Intensive Dance Program. Other titles include Alter Ego, Unabridged and Quarrel.
RDC’s production manager, Laurie Oliver, has been working with the choreographers on light, set and costume design. They have learned how these elements can be used to support their vision and their dancers.
This production will mark the beginning of the RDC season. The remainder of the season will include The Nutcracker Nov. 27; the Children Dance Theater presentation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Emperor & The Nightingale Jan. 29, 2011; and ballet’s first comedy, Coppelia, April 9. Ticket information and season package information available online at rockforddancecompany.com or by calling (815) 963-3341.
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