Meet the Artist: Bridget Morris

January 2, 2012 § 1 Comment

Happy January!

NCDF Community Day is right around the corner (January 28), and we are continuing our profiles of the artists who will be presenting work in the informal afternoon showing.

Bridget Morris is the director of Echo Contemporary Dance Company, based in Charlotte, NC; she founded the company in the summer of 2010.  She received her training in the Charles Weidman technique under former Weidman dancer, Mary Ann Mee, at Central Piedmont Community College.  In 1998 Bridget graduated from Ohio State University with a B.F.A. in dance.  Since graduating she has been a company member of the Moving Poets Theater of Dance and Alban Elved Dance Company.

Bridget will be presenting “Kinetic Cacophony,” a work for six dancers.  The dance is an experiment in the abstraction of sound from the multiple dynamics inherent in movement.  Using a reverse process, the kinetic soundbites were composed to the finished choreographic work to create a unique audio-visual experience.

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Registration is now open for NCDF Community Day master classes!

Master Classes

(Cultural Arts Center, Studio 323)

10:30am-noon Intermediate/Advanced Ballet with Gary Taylor (Winston-Salem Festival Ballet)

12:30-2:00pm Intermediate/Advanced Modern with Helen Simoneau (Helen Simoneau Danse)

Register in advance for the master classes to take advantage of our special pricing: Take one master class for only $10 or both for $18 if your payment is received by January 27!  To register, bring your payment and class selection to the Dance Project office (Cultural Arts Center, City Arts office 101b) Monday-Thursday 9-3, or mail your class selection and a check (made out to Dance Project) to: 200 N. Davie St #7, Greensboro, NC 27401.

Class prices on Community Day are $12 for one class and $22 for both.

Full schedule and information on our website.

Coming up on the blog: meet Sara Tourek and Camerin Allgood McKinnon, both choreographers invited to present work in the informal showing, and learn a little more about teaching artists Gary Taylor and Helen Simoneau!

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