WHAT: Valencia College's 13th annual Valencia Dance Summer Repertory Concert will take place Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, in the Performing Arts Center at Valencia's East Campus.
The concert will showcase the work of Valencia students enrolled in the college's dance-performance program, and will include choreography from faculty and guest artists, including Valencia alumni.
Local high-school students who participate in Valencia's Summer Dance Institute will also participate.
The Valencia Summer Dance Institute is a four-week program that provides free 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 the 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.
WHERE: Valencia College East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando
WHEN: 8 p.m. July 12 and 13
COST: $12; $10 for senior citizens and Valencia College students, faculty and staff
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