York University’s Department of Dance, Faculty of Fine Arts, presents Convergence, a culturally rich presentation of 11 fresh works choreographed and produced by the current graduate dance class. Performances take place Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 at 7:30pm in Burton Auditorium on the Keele campus. Admission is $8 at the door.
offers a diverse range of dance idioms performed by an impressive group of emerging international dancer-choreographers. This creative performance mix will include works by Six Nations dance artist Santee Smith and former Guangdong Modern Dance Company of China member Zihao Li; a Ghanaian ritual dance by Isaac Akrong; new work by local choreographer and “Breaking Ground” artistic director Michael Sean Marye; Barbara McQuarrie’s biblically-inspired “Mary”; and an adrenaline-charged presentation by Eddison Lindsay, former star of The Lion King, artistic director of COBA (Coalition of Black Artists) and current Danny Grossman Company dancer.
For the performance hotline call ext. 58030. For Dance Department information, call ext. 55137. More information about the performance and the Dance Department is at the Media Relations Web site: http://www.yorku.ca/ycom/release/archive/112102-4.htm.