In Ballet, Ballet Showcase, Performance

The annual fall “Ballet Showcase” at Brigham Young University will take place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, in the Dance Studio Theatre of the Richards Building.

There will be nightly shows at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $6.00 and are available through the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by telephone at (801) 422-4322 or online at arts.byu.edu.

The showcase will feature performances and choreography by students and faculty from BYU’s Department of Dance. The Ballet Showcase Company will be the headliner for the performances and will be joined by guest artists from BYU Theatre Ballet, the premier ballet group at BYU.

The program, managed by artistic director Shayla Bott, will include ten different numbers and one brief intermission with dances in a broad range of repertory from classical to contemporary ballet.

The performance choreographed by faculty include “Dixit Domnius” by Karyn Rosborough Willis, “Spring” and “Summer” by artistic director Shayla Bott, “Helstu Traust” by Kaitlyn Potts, “Oneself” by Hilary Wolfey, “Stockholm Syndrome” by Jessica Salter, “Virtues’ Oddity” by Alexandre Munz and “S/S 2015” by Ihsan Rustem. The numbers choreographed by students include “Warrior Dance” by Hannah Brown and “One Step Back” by Aubrey Pearson.

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