‘Ricochet!’ offers a diverse range of dance styles | Community

FROSTBURG — The Department of Theater and Dance at Frostburg State University will present the spring dance concert “Ricochet!” April 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. Conducted by faculty member Kristin Kavanagh, performances will take place in the Drama Theater at the Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center.

The concert pays tribute to artists’ perseverance throughout the pandemic and is inspired by new possibilities as dance returns to the stage. The program will feature a diverse range of contemporary and collaborative works in a variety of dance techniques, including jazz, ballet, tap and modern.

“Ricochet!” will include a collaborative piece choreographed by the entire company as well as works by student choreographers Alexis Ajayi, Christopher Blackwell, Cheyenne Dyson, Sydney Stinnett and Victoria Talbert.

The cast includes FSU Dance Company members Ajayi, Blackwell, Dyson, Ta’miya Franks, Rachel Gellner, Ember Horn, Alana Huff, Dominique Little, Sydney Martinez, Brendon McCabe, Whitney O’Haver, Stinnett and Talbert.

The creative team consists of Kavanagh, Rebekah Reimer (Producer/Technical Director), Ebony Gennes (Stage Manager), Ronald Breitfeller (Costume Designer/Wardrobe Supervisor) and George Georgeson (Light and Sound Designer).

Tickets can be purchased at https://frostbutrgtix.universitytickets.com.

For more information, call the box office at 301-687-7462.

Colleen D. Ervin