About the Production
The University of Akron (UA) School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration presents “Emerge.” This collaborative live concert will be performed in the Paul A. Daum Theatre in Kolbe Hall on Friday & Saturday, April 1 & 2 at 7:30 P.M.
“Emerge” will feature works by four student choreographers in Terpsichore, UA’s student-led dance organization, as well as a piece by dance faculty member, Christine Howe, and an original dance film by dance faculty member, Cara Hagan. Dance faculty member Colleen Barnes will also premier a work in collaboration with percussionists from The University of Akron Steel Drum Band.
The University of Akron Dance Program offers both a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Dance and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Dance. Students receive extensive training in technique, performance and choreography, which is supported by academic coursework in dance history, pedagogy and physical analysis.