|Friday Jun 24, 2016 7:30 PM - Saturday Jun 25, 2016 7:30 PM | $10.00 - $15.00
Come join us for an evening of dance as we celebrate the summer solstice through movement, art, and collaboration. This mixed bill performance presents the works of four choreographers:
Danielle Lydia Sheather
Each with their own artistic visions and creative endeavors these
choreographers will convene to present their works in Tucson, Arizona at the beautiful ZUZI! Theater in the Historic Y.
June 24th and 25th at 7:30pm
738 N 5th Ave in the Historic Y
$15.00 General Admission
Phone: (520) 629-0237
At the Door
More About the Choreographers:
Cesar R. Degollado, a native of Mexico, has worked as a dancer with well known choreographers and has performed world-renowned choreography by George Balanchine, Anthony Tudor, Paul Taylor and Ben Stevenson. He has traveled as a performer to Amsterdam, Germany, London, Scotland, Mexico, Venezuela, Japan, and Thailand, as well as throughout the United States. He worked with Ballet Tucson for seventeen seasons where his credits as a dancer involved principal, soloist, and corps de ballet roles. He shared the role of rehearsal assistant with Ballet Tucson, Ballet Master for Ballet Tucson 2, and Ballet Tucson's Regisseure, and Outreach Development Coordinator. César served twelve years as faculty at Ballet Arts including ten years as faculty for Ballet Tucson Summer Dance Workshop. Mr. Degollado founded ConDanza, a Contemporary Repertoire Company and a Community Outreach Project that originated in Stockholm, Sweden, officially moving operations to Tucson, AZ in 2009. His information is eclectic and rooted in tradition.
Danielle Lydia Sheather, MFA, performer, choreographer, and educator is a recent graduate from the University of Arizona School of Dance. As a performer Danielle has danced nationally and internationally. Some of her performance credits include: Holland America Cruise Lines, Balasole Dance Company, and New York Fashion Week. Her choreography has been showcased at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City as well as locally on the Stevie Eller Dance Theater Stage, Holsclaw Hall, and at ZUZI! Theater. Her works are an artistic expression of human consciousness through the medium of physical exploration. Danielle is passionate about education and received her BFA in Dance Performance and BA is Psychology from the University at Buffalo. Her research has been presented at the National Dance Education Organization Conference. She will soon be traveling to Melbourne, Australia to study with Anouk van Dijk for her Countertechnique Workshop One Body, One Career. She is so very thrilled at the opportunity to showcase more of her choreography at ZUZI! Theater and to work with such talented and dedicated artists.
Nanette Robinson, choreographer, educator and dancer is ZUZI! Co-Founder and Director of Arts Education, holds a BFA in Dance from Temple University and is an introductory and ongoing certified instructor of Skinner Releasing. She has travelled internationally teaching and performing and has extensive experience as an aerial dancer and teacher having worked with Robert Davidson and Terry Sendgraff. Nanettes choreography has been showcased locally with O-T-O, Zenith Dance Collective, Arts for All, University of Arizona Dance Department, Rick Wamer, Mythos Project, NEW ARTiculations, Funhouse Movement Theater, The Tucson Poetry Festival, the ADAA Showcase and the Flagstaff Summer Dance Festival. Nanette is currently teaching at Paolo Freire School, with Mirasol Recovery Treatment Program and ZUZI! School. She is thrilled to be a part of ZUZI!. It has been her home and artistic toolbox for creating dances, flying, teaching and working with all levels and ages of dance lovers.
Micaela Church, MFA, is the artistic director and co-founder of MAC & Company, and currently Adjunct Faculty for the dance programs at Paradise Valley Community College and Mesa Community College in Phoenix, AZ. She received her MFA from Arizona State University, where she also taught as a Faculty Associate. She has earned both a BA in Dance and a BM in Viola Performance from Alma College. MAC & Company was founded from a shared passion for dance education and performance between Micaela Church and Li Pei Khoo in 2014. While being full time dance educators, Church and Khoo continue to be committed to the creative process and practice of dance as a performing art. Being both dancers and musicians, they have a particular interest in exploring the different processes that have been utilized in the integration between dance and music. With the common goal of presenting innovative work and nurturing professional growth in the field of dance and music, Church and Khoo hope to provide a platform for fellow dancers who share their passion. More information can be found at macdance.org
ZUZI! Theater (View)
738 N. 5th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
|Minimum Age: 2|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|