UAA Dance in Concert Retrospective 2023 at the Anchorage Museum
by Green & Gold News |
UAA Dance in Concert Retrospective 2023 performs from the atrium to other galleries located museum-wide for First Friday, April 7. This annual and final event produced by the UAA Dance Program, Department of Theatre and Dance, will present new choreographies and repertory work, one livestream dance event, and the premiere of five dance films.
Featured will be current dance students, dance program alumni and guest artists - both dancers and musicians - returning to Alaska to honor the dance program for its vital presence in Anchorage for more than 48 years. Also featured will be community dancers from Momentum Dance Collective and Sunlight Collaboration and the Indigenous Performing Arts Class under the direction of Professor Maria Williams. The evening will kick off at 6:15 p.m. for an hour and 20-minute program of dance. The program will reboot and repeat from the beginning at 7:35 p.m. Anchoring each hour and 15 performance will be a 20-minute set of live jazz music and dance in the atrium with returning guest artist Katherine Kramer, UAA Dance Program alumna Katya Kuznetsova, Momentum Artistic Director Becky Kendall, UAA Professor Jill Flanders Crosby, and returning guest artist musicians Ray Booker and Stephanie Haskins on bass and piano respectively.
Event location - Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Event date - 04/07/2023
Event start time - 6:15 p.m.
Event end time - 9 p.m.