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DANCE “REFLECTIONS” -- Southeastern
Louisiana University’s dance coordinator Dana Brewer-Plazinic will serve
as artistic director for the university’s original presentation of “Reflections”
April 22 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The presentation
will include dance, visual art, film and music by Southeastern students
and guest artists.
DANCE CONCERT FEATURES STUDENT’S
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana
University music and dramatic arts department's "Encore" series will present
“Reflections,” a multi-media dance concert, April 22 at the Columbia Theatre
for the Performing Arts.
Composed of dance, visual art,
film and music, “Reflections” will bring Southeastern dance, art and journalism
students together with alumni, faculty and guest artists from across the
country. Premiering at the concert will be two original art films directed
by Southeastern dance coordinator Dana Brewer-Plazinic and Tova Beck-Friedman.
Friedman is a New York-based visual artist who will be making a two-week
guest appearance thanks to a grant Brewer-Plazinic received from the Southeastern
College of Arts and Sciences.
Set in the cemeteries of New
Orleans, the films also boast the creative input of Southeastern alumnus
Nathalie Croix of Brazil, Patience Impson of Baton Rouge and Lesley Kernan
of Prairieville; Southeastern students LaDazha Moll of Gonzales and Kristen
Johnson of Oakdale; Michele Cudd of Ponchatoula; and guest dancer Miceala
Marchand of Baton Rouge.
Also featured in “Reflections”
will be footage and stills shot by four Southeastern art students -- Ken
Newton and Caesandra Seawell of Hammond, Caleb Lunt of Slidell, Kaela Sanchez
of Ponchatoula and Michael Trahan of New Iberia -- and journalism student
Troy S. Huizar of Hammond.
Choreographers and dancers for
the night’s performance are Moll; Impson; Marchand; Jarrod Cashe of Hammond;
Martinique Perkins, Hannah Schuster and Mekenzie Dixon of Baton Rouge;
Thurman Fields of Derrider; alumni Leslie Comeaux of Violet; and dance
faculty Greta Sharp and Brewer-Plazinic. Brewer-Plazinic is also the concert’s
“Reflections” is scheduled to
begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 general admission, and $3 for non-Southeastern
students and senior citizens. Admission is free for Southeastern students.
Tickets may only be purchased one hour before curtain time in the lobby
of the Columbia Theatre. For more information, call 985-549-5254.