|SOUTHEASTERN STUDENTS PRESENT DANCE CONCERT APRIL 7
HAMMOND – Southeastern
Louisiana University dance students and Office of Student Creative Activities
and Research (OSCAR) grant recipients Jennifer Buck of Harvey and Jessica
Lee of Kentwood will present “A Moment Frozen” April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in
Vonnie Borden Theatre on the Southeastern campus.
The multimedia dance event
is described by Buck and Lee as incorporating an ongoing theme of environmental
awareness, using the fundamentals of global warming combined with traditional
folklore to construct a narrative dance story. The concert will fuse its
story with drama, vocalization, visual art, original musical composition,
live musical performance, video projection, and several styles of dance,
including modern, hip-hop, jazz, tribal and ballet.
The 46 performers for the
evening’s performance are Jodie Sandifer of Albany; Marshon Briggs, Kevin
Coates, Kayla Griffin, Moses Jones, Daphne Lamendola, Lauren Landry and
Carrie Mire of Baton Rouge; Rebecca Collins and Stacie Sabathe of Chalmette;
Tim Tregle of Collierville, Tenn.; Caree Angelle-Hawkins, Sam Babylon,
Megan Camardelle, Lyric Cox, Amanda Kinsey, Reve Link and Jennifer Schurr
of Covington; Vanessa Seaux of Duson; Micah Richerand of Folsom; Thurman
Fields of Deridder; and Jennifer “J.B.” Buck of Harvey.
Also, Janelle Bourgeois,
Jarrod Cashe, Kristen Crawford, Chris Gagliardo, Sarah Harris, Meghan Maestri
and Wendy Tumblin of Hammond; Stephen Hux of Harahan; Rory Kruithoff of
Holland, Mich.; Elizabeth Hughes and Jessica Lee of Kentwood; Corey Brown,
Donya Chauvanel and Shironda Williams of LaPlace; Jada Foret of Lockport;
A.J. Allulli of Mandeville; Shaylyn Ducoing of Lafitte; Kevin Estoque,
Jerard Isaac, Anthony "A.J." Jackson and Kyle Smith of New Orleans; Ashley
Jones and Shiloh Klein of Ponchatoula; and Colin Hebert of Westwego.
Tatum Neill will serve
as a guest speaker.
OSCAR is one of several
Southeastern’s programs designed to foster undergraduate research and creative
opportunities whereby students collaborate with faculty on projects. The
university offers grants to students to enable them to develop the projects,
purchase equipment and supplies or travel related to their projects. Similar
programs are available in all Southeastern’s academic colleges.
General admission for “A
Moment Frozen” is $4, Southeastern students are admitted free with a valid
ID. Patrons donating one pound of paper or plastic recyclables will receive
$2 off admission. For additional information, contact Southeastern Department
of Music and Dramatic Arts at 985-549-2184.