California State University, Dominguez Hills

08/13/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/14/2019 15:23

Department of Theatre and Dance Hosts Student Auditions for Dance Concert ‘Renovations’

California State University, Dominguez Hills' (CSUDH) Department of Theatre and Dance will host dance auditions for CSUDH students interested in performing in the 2019 faculty-guest dance concert 'Renovations.' The auditions will take place Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. in the CSUDH Dance Studio, GYM A102. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

To be eligible to audition, students are required to enroll in a CSUDH dance technique class and the course Dance Rehearsal and Performance (DAN 480).

To audition, students should bring a dance resume, head shot, and wear dance attire. Participants should be prepared for a brief warm-up, to learn movement combinations, and to dance modern, jazz, hip-hop, ballet, Latin, and African dance.

Rehearsals for students selected to perform in 'Renovations' will take place one to two days per week in the evenings and/or weekends, beginning Sept. 7.

Performances of 'Renovations' will take place Dec. 5 and 6 at 8 p.m., and Dec. 6 and 7 at 2 p.m. in the CSUDH University Theatre.

'Renovations' will feature reconstructions of choreography and choreographic styles by CSUDH dance faculty Amy Allen, Marco A. Carreon, Sarah Cashmore, Jeff Hendrix, Doris Ressl, and Kenneth Walker. This concert will also feature guest choreographers Erin Landry and Dale Merrill.

Landry, a professor of dance at Cypress College, has danced professionally with the internationally-acclaimed Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco), the Lewitzky Dance Company, and the Lula Washington Contemporary Dance Theater. Merrill, dean for the College of the Arts and a professor of dance at CSU Fullerton, has more than 30 years of choreographic experience, and has created numerous original works and musical theater productions.

For more information regarding auditions for 'Renovations,' please email to Doris Ressl at [email protected], and include 'Auditions' in the subject line.