Valencia College will hold its 13th annual Valencia Dance Summer Repertory Concert on July 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Valencia’s East Campus.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The concert will showcase the work of Valencia students enrolled in the college’s Associate in Arts dance-performance program, and will include choreography from faculty and guest artists, including alumni from the college’s dance program.
Local high-school students who participate in Valencia’s Summer Dance Institute will also participate in the performance.
The Valencia Summer Dance Institute is a four-week program that provides free quality instruction to high-school students from Central Florida. Participating students are given the opportunity to work with college and guest instructors.
Choreographers for this year’s concert include: Jeanne Travers and John Parks from University of South Florida; Derrick Minter, formerly of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Eric Yow, artistic director of Yow Dance; Kevin Veiga, director of dance at Daytona State College; Emily Sutherland Cordell, alumna of Valencia College’s dance performance program and Jacksonville University; Kristy Knickerbocker and Jessica Smith, alumni of Valencia College’s dance performance program; and current dance majors Emmanuella Dorcely, Forrest Hershey and Justin Nunez.
Ticket prices are $12 for the general public and $10 for senior citizens and Valencia College students, faculty and staff.
The East Campus is located at 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail in Orlando. For more information and tickets, please visit http://valenciacollege.edu/arts/ or call the box office at 407-582-2900.