July 10 & 11, 2015
Doors at 6:30 pm
Show at 7:30 pm
2015 Participants include: Melody Institute, Prashanthi Chitre Institute of Performing Arts, Northwest Tap Connection, New Islands United (NIU) Roots, Amy O’ Neal’s “Opposing Forces” (Excerpt), Cruz Control, Edna Daigre’s “Take Me Down to Duke’s Place,” Finale Choreographed by Rex & Kirsten Kinney and “Seize the Day” from the musical Disney’s NEWSIES performed by local dancers and choreographed by Lou Castro, Associate Choreographer for Disney’s NEWSIES.
DANCE This is STG’s most beloved dance program and is possibly the most intense, bringing together scores of teen performers from varying experiences to share their culture through the art of dance. Celebrating 17 years of collaboration, young performers get the unique opportunity to work with each other and with renowned international dance artists for an experience that increases professional acumen and makes lasting memories. Past guest artists have included Broadway professionals, New York and L.A. award-winning dancers, Hubbard St. Dance Company, and Savion Glover to name a few.
“ I was reminded of how much I love to dance and perform. It [DANCE This] has allowed me to feel like a legitimate part of the dance community. I have something to contribute” - DANCE This 2014 Participant
DANCE This will be streamed live to sick children and teens in hospitals by non-profit organization Melodic Caring Project, one of STG's valued community partners.
If you have a group interested in being part of DANCE This 2015, please email us now.
DANCE This is STG's signature dance program that brings together youth and adult performers from diverse communities for collaboration and to share their culture through the art of dance.
Study Guide (pdf)