November 16, 2009 No Comments lisaADC Uncategorized

Emerging Artists 1Title: ASU Dance presents Emerging Artists I
Location: Arizona State University, Nelson Fine Arts Building University Dance Laboratory – Room 122 in Tempe (on the corner of 10th Street & Mill Avenue)
Description: Emerging Artists I

LaShonda L Williams and Sammy Stephens Jr., MFA Candidates of Dance, will be presenting their thesis work at the ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center –Tempe campus.

LaShonda L Williams – “multoMONOvistic”
Various artists come together to collaborate through movement and music, evolving from two basic concepts – Love and Water. Artistic director of Hoj Poj Movement Company, LaShonda L Williams, facilitates the company’s debut project, “multoMONOvistic”, featuring ideas and information obtained through recent international travels.

Sammy Stephens Jr. – “HOlisticMykOnin”
Follow Dionysus quest to find himself and his place in society. Agonized by strong barriers against the unification of both his natural beings comes the story of young African American male tested by the strains placed on him by his own community. This piece, conceived by Artistic Director Sammy Stephens, Jr., revolves around Dionysus’ story through movement/performance art and challenges pre-existing discrimination beliefs on homosexuality within the African American community. Experience “HOlisitcMykOnin” as we journey through the life and time of one in a million voices….

Nelson Fine Arts Building
University Dance Laboratory – Room 122
ASU Tempe campus.
(on the corner of 10th Street & Mill Avenue)

November 20th – 22nd, 2009

Friday at 6:30 pm
Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sunday at 2:00 pm

$7 – $20

Media Contact:
Sunny Kuo, D.M.A.
Operations Manager
School of Dance
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Arizona State University
P 480-965-1208 | F 480-965-2247
PO Box 870304 Tempe, AZ 85287-0304

The Herberger Institute School of Dance is recognized as one of the leading dance departments in the U.S. The highly experienced international faculty and staff offer a broad approach to developing artists, educators and scholars who are actively engaged with the rapidly expanding range of global contexts for artistic practice; from performance to education, from community to online contexts. We recognize and value the creativity and meaning that each student brings to the program. The Herberger Institute School Dance is committed to enabling students to find their own unique role within the rapidly changing and expanding horizons of dance culture, and ensure that they have the skills, experiences, knowledge and tools to facilitate their continuing success.

Date: November 20-22, 2009
Times: Friday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm