Valencia College will hold its annual Valencia Dance Summer Repertory Concert on July 15 and 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Valencia’s East Campus. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The concert will showcase the work of high-school students who participated in the Valencia Summer Dance Institute, as well as Valencia College A.A. in Dance Performance Degree Pathway majors.
The Valencia Summer Dance Institute is a four-week program that provides low-cost instruction to high-school students from Central Florida. Participating students are given the opportunity to work with college and guest instructors.
Choreographers for Valencia Summer Dance Institute dancers include: Lesley Brasseux Rodgers, Artistic Director, Valencia Dance Theatre and Valencia dance faculty; Kathy Follensbee, Dance Director at Dr. Phillips High School and Valencia dance faculty; Kayla Follensbee, Valencia Summer Dance Institute Alumni; and Brittany Ortner, A.A. in Dance Performance Alumni.
Choreographers for the Valencia dance majors include: Jeanne Travers, dance professor at the University of South Florida; Eric Yow, artistic director of Yow Dance, an Orlando-based modern dance company and Central Florida Community Arts Director of Dance; Jessica Smith, A.A. in Dance Performance Alumni and current Valencia dance faculty; Alexander Jones, Artistic Director of projectALCHEMY and dance faculty at University of Tampa and Florida Southern College; Amyia Burrell, dance faculty and Head of the Young Dancer Division at Orlando Ballet; and Lesley Brasseux Rodgers, Artistic Director, Valencia Dance Theatre and Valencia dance faculty.
Ticket prices are $12 for the general public and $10 for senior citizens and Valencia College students, faculty and staff.
The East Campus is located at 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail in Orlando. For more information and tickets, please visit http://valenciacollege.edu/arts/ or call the box office at 407-582-2900.
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