Extensions Dance Company
Extensions Dance Company is a pre-professional concert dance ensemble that performs twice a year in the historic Casino Theatre. Company members train in weekly technique classes and frequent master classes with a range of guest artists. Extensions also performs in events on campus and throughout the New England region.
Past choreographers include: Rich Ashworth, Shura Baryshnikov, Joshua Blake Carter, Joe Celej, Mike Esperanza, Betsi Graves/Urbanity Dance, Mark Harootian, Kirsten Harvey, Spencer Gavin Hering, Eva Marie Pacheco/Providence Ballet Theatre, Jessica Pearson, Kat Pantos/Pantos Project, Jon Lehrer, Jackie Nowicki, Nailah Randall-Bellinger, Emily Schoen and Andrea Dawn Shelley.
Student choreographers present their work annually in the Student Choreography Showcase, held in the Megley Theatre. We also support and encourage our students’ efforts to show their work at conferences and festivals. Accomplished students have been selected to present at the American College Dance Association, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, Southern Vermont Dance Festival, BDTx (Cambridge, Massachusetts) and Waxworks (Brooklyn, New York).
SRU Dance is a student-run organization for dancers looking to perform and choreograph in a recreational atmosphere. Boasting an average of 175 members each academic year, it is the largest club on campus. SRU Dance includes representation of any dance style students show interest in. Performances are a popular event on campus and occur at the end of each semester.