Cornish Presents Composer/Choreographer Collaborations
April 27, 2010
Seattle, WA – Cornish College of the Arts presents new works by Cornish student composers and choreographers on Thursday, May 6th at 8 pm at the Erickson Theater, 1524 Harvard Ave. in Seattle. Admission is free.
Thursday, May 6th, 2010, 8:00pm
The Erickson Theater
1524 Harvard Avenue, Seattle
(Around the corner from the Egyptian movie theater)
Works presented as part of this evening-length program represent a range of styles and approaches, from the site-specific to the improvised, from acoustic to electronic. These new works are the result of a semester-long exploration of the process of combining music and sound with contemporary dance. All artists are students of Cornish faculty members Jarrad Powell (composer) and Wade Madsen (choreographer).
Composers: Ian Huddleston, Kjell Nelson, Michael Moore, Jeff Bryant, Nathan Ossman, Dick Robinson, Alexander Jackson, Keith White, and Barry Snyder.
Choreographers: Abby Northcott, Alexander Betka, Amy Johnson, Autumn Oftedahl, Callie Swedberg, Christin Lusk, Danielle Hammer, Elissa Eskridge, Ian Randal, Kaitlin Keegan, Lavina Vago, Maia Lassen-Purser, Molly Sides, Sally Kreimendahl, Sarah Lustbader, and Ben Dominick.
For additional information please contact Meike Kaan or Lindsay Walter (see information above) or visit http://www.cornish.edu.
About Cornish College of the Arts
Cornish College of the Arts is nationally recognized as a premier college of the visual and performing arts offering Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in dance, theater, art, design and performance production, and a Bachelor of Music degree. A pioneer in arts education, Cornish College of the Arts sprang from the remarkable vision of Nellie Cornish, a woman determined to cultivate the arts in Seattle when it was scarcely more than a frontier town. Her philosophy of educating the artist through exposure to all the arts was progressive at the time, and continues to be innovative today.