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BFA Spring Dance Concert 2024 "Grace"

ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DANCE PRESENTS "GRACE": A DECADE OF DANCE EXCELLENCE - ASU'S BFA DANCE SPRING CONCERT 2024 Montgomery, AL - The Alabama State University Department of Theatre & Dance is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated BFA Dance Spring Concert for 2024.

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BFA Spring Dance Concert 2024 "Grace"
BFA Spring Dance Concert 2024 "Grace"

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Apr 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Montgomery, 845 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104, USA

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ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DANCE PRESENTS "GRACE": A DECADE OF DANCE EXCELLENCE - ASU'S BFA DANCE SPRING CONCERT 2024

Montgomery, AL - The Alabama State University Department of Theatre & Dance is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated BFA Dance Spring Concert for 2024, titled "GRACE." This remarkable event commemorates the final of a  decade of excellence in the BFA Dance program at Alabama State University.

Event Details:

  • Title: "Grace"
  • Dates: April 18-20, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 pm (Evening Performances)
  • School Show Performances: April 18, 2024, 9:00 am
  • Admission: $12.00 (General), $10.00 (Students)
  • Location: ASU Leila Barlow Theatre
  • Address: 845 South Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104
  • Website: alasubfadance.com
  • Director of Dance: James R. Atkinson, Jr.

Concept:

The production of "Grace" is a captivating and profound exploration that delves into a multitude of interconnected themes and concepts, each intricately woven into the fabric of the human experience. At its core, "Grace" embarks on a journey through the realms of Gratitude, Generosity, Representations, Reflection, Amazing, Alluring, and Awesome connections, inviting audiences to traverse the depths of these emotions and ideas.

Gratitude, the cornerstone of the production, serves as a beacon of light, illuminating the beauty found in acknowledging and appreciating the blessings and experiences that enrich our lives. Through poignant choreography and emotive performances, the dancers express the profound sense of thankfulness that permeates every moment of the production.

Generosity, a theme intertwined with the essence of grace, takes center stage as the dancers gracefully embody acts of selflessness and giving. Their movements echo the generosity of spirit that lies within each of us, encouraging audiences to embrace the transformative power of kindness and compassion. Representations emerge as a poignant exploration of the myriad ways in which our experiences and emotions are expressed through movement and gesture. Each dance sequence serves as a unique representation of the human condition, offering glimpses into the complexities of our innermost thoughts and feelings.

Reflection, a theme of introspection and contemplation, invites audiences to embark on a journey of self-discovery as they ponder the meaning and significance of the themes presented before them. Through moments of quiet contemplation, viewers are encouraged to explore their own beliefs, values, and experiences.

The production also evokes a sense of wonder and awe, captivating audiences with its Amazing, Alluring, and Awesome connections. Through stunning choreography and mesmerizing performances, the dancers forge powerful connections with viewers, drawing them into a world of beauty and enchantment.

Clarity and confirmation emerge as guiding principles throughout the production, offering moments of insight and understanding that reaffirm the themes of grace and salvation explored in Ephesians 2:8–9. As audiences witness the transformative power of grace, they are reminded of its ability to offer both salvation and security in a world fraught with challenges and uncertainties.

Finally, the production's elegant, emotional, and ecstatic elements serve to elevate the entire experience, infusing each moment with a sense of grace and beauty that resonates long after the final curtain falls. Through the artistry of dance, "Grace" transcends the boundaries of language and culture, speaking directly to the heart and soul of all who are fortunate enough to witness its splendor.

Choreography & Design:

The concert will feature an eclectic range of choreographic works, showcasing the versatility and mastery of ASU's dance students. Choreography by the program's founding professors, James R. Atkinson, Jr., Morgan A. Jackson, Rodni Williams, and guest artists Devon Danon Doane and Jamorris Rivers. Meticulously designed costumes by Ramona Ward and Christine Prescott will complement the artistry on stage, while expertly crafted lighting by Thomas Rodman will enhance the visual spectacle. The auditory journey will be curated by Charles Moncrieft, ensuring a sonic landscape that resonates with the soul.

Ticket Information:

For ticket purchases and further details, please visit alasubfadance.com or use the following link: Ticket Return.

About the Alabama State University Department of Theatre & Dance:

The Alabama State University Department of Theatre & Dance is committed to nurturing the next generation of dancers and performers. With a focus on creativity, innovation, and artistic excellence, the department offers a rich educational experience for students while contributing to the cultural vitality of Montgomery and beyond. For more information, please visit alasubfadance.com.

Join us for an unforgettable celebration of dance excellence!

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