Extensions Dance Company presents spring concert Feb. 26-28 at Casino Theatre
Extensions Dance Company, Salve Regina University’s select group of dancers under the direction of artistic director Lindsay Guarino, will be presenting their annual spring concert with performances Feb. 26-28 at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. This year’s program includes an eclectic range of choreography from renowned guest choreographers, faculty and select students.
Open to the public, performances will be given at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, with an additional matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. General admission tickets will be available at the door, or can be reserved in advance by contacting the box office at 401-341-2250 or by visiting tinyurl.com/salvecasino.
Spencer Gavin Hering, associate artistic director of Island Moving Company in Newport and co-founding artistic director of iMEE, created an original work for the company titled “Schon.” His highly developed movement vocabulary offers dynamic fluidity through a contemporary aesthetic.
Rhode Island-based artist Shura Baryshnikov seeks the creative space to inspire personal exploration and performer versatility in her piece titled “Fete.” Emily Schoen’s piece, “Mind the Gap,” explores relationships between those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and their families. She has made a name for herself as a dancer with the acclaimed Keigwin + Company and, as a choreographer, with her company Schoen Movement Company.
Cayley Christoforou, ’15, will present her work, “Noire,” which was selected to perform in the 2014 Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, along with her most recent work titled “Enclosure.”
Additional choreography will range from jazz to modern with choreography from Guarino faculty member Ali Brodsky, NYC-based guest artist Christen Quattlebaum, and students Tatiana Trapani, ’15, Jenna-Lyn Geysen, ’16, Amanda Morton, ’15, Kayla Tolman, ’15, Allison Lavoie ‘17, and Lexie Stewart, ’16.