|Fall Dance Performance Features Students and Special Guests
|Farmers Branch, Dallas, TX • With
performances featuring students, as well as special guests, the Brookhaven College
Dancers' Theatre will entertain audiences Nov. 12-14 at the School of the Arts
Performance Hall. The show is an effort among students in Brookhaven College
School of the Arts dance courses and invited guests such as the Newman Smith
High School dance group, Gallery in Motion, Dallas Ballet Theatre and the Plano
|The show will feature both modern and ballet performances
with a special piece titled "Rhythms" that uses both kinds of movement.
Students from several classes will take part in the program, including those
taking classes from Kirt Hathaway, artist-in-residence for the dance program
at the School of the Arts. Hathaway has performed as a soloist with the Cincinnati
and Houston ballets, and as a principal dancer with Ballet de Santiago. He has
taught for many regional and professional ballet companies, serves on the Regional
Dance America National Board of Directors, and together with his wife, founded
the Collin County Ballet Theater in 2001.
|Other instructors include, Anna Marie Ewert, founder of Ewert and Company dance
company; Lela Bell, who also teaches at the Dallas Black Dance Theatre; and
Shannon Tate, co-founder of Ground Level Dance Company.
|Dancers' Theatre is the performance company extension
of the Brookhaven College School of the Arts Dance Department. The dance company
performs concerts three times a year, for all levels and ages of dancers. They
also perform regularly for The Dallas Morning News Dance Festival and the Denton
Arts and Jazz Festival. The Dance Department at Brookhaven College offers classical
ballet, burlesque, salsa, modern, tap, jazz and hip hop courses for college
credit or personal enrichment.
|Performances are Nov. 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 14
at 2:30 p.m. at the Brookhaven College main campus, located at 3939 Valley View
Lane in Farmers Branch. Tickets are available at the School of the Arts Box
Office for $6 for general admission, $4 for senior adults and students. The
Box Office is open Monday-Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information about
these performances or about dance classes, please contact the dance office at