Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Performance and Residency
Host: Bala Sarasvati (Department of Dance)
Dates of Residency: October 15 – 17, 2012, UGA Department of Dance
The Ririe Woodbury Dance Company, led by founders Shirley Ririe and Joan Woodbury, will provide a three-day residence in the UGA Department of Dance October 15 – 17, 2012. The RWDC, one of the leading companies in dance education, was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and this funding also will apply to the residency at UGA.
The company has performed throughout the U.S., British Isles, Canada, China, Europe, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa and the Virgin Islands. RWDC will teach master classes in the Department of Dance, provide a lecture demonstration/performance and stage a work for UGA dance students. The performance, open to the UGA population and the general public, will include choreography selected from 2012-13 RWDC dance repertory including original choreography by Charlotte Boye-Christensen (Artistic Director), along with a showcase of new and recreated works choreographed by other distinguished contemporary choreographers.