Moving Toward Action with Music & Dance
Multicultural couple Miriam Engel and Sergey Shamota from A'ngela Dance Company return to DePaul for their 5th year of more remarkable contemporary dance for Chicago audiences.
Their 2 week residency culminates with a concert of live music and choreography by Engel and Lin Batsheva Kahn, DePaul Theatre School Excellence in Teaching Honoree who created the teaching/performance project.
Music includes SOM faculty Chad McCullough on trumpet, Nick Guetterman, piano and Francisco Malespin, cello in a trio with spoken text, dances inspired by Marc Chagall paintings with vocalist Dan O'Hearn and percussionist Lain Skow, who will accompany the international guests. Miriam and Sergey will dance in a program of 5 pieces with Alexis Johnson, Kidjie Boyer, Sydney Silver, Abigail Hendricks, and Elle Fabien-Rojas from The Theatre School.
The free University Diversity Series event is supported by DePaul Vincentian Endowment Fund, DePaul Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, DePaul Theatre School Diversity Office, DePaul School of Music, The Theatre School, DePaul Jewish Life, Jewish United Fund, Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, ICC and patrons David Rosenberg, Frank and Alice Kleinman, Morene Dunn and Barry Axler, Danny Sabol, George and Marion Siegel, Sam and Diana Schuster, Sol Gutstein, Aaron and Edie Syder, Lynn and Al Altschul, Irwin Brown, Terry and Sue Finkel, Jack Weiner, and Esther Altman.
Sunday, April 19 at 2:00pm
Holtschneider Performance Center, Gannon Concert Hall
2330 North Halsted Street