Here’s the Line Up for Gotta Dance!

Here’s the Line Up for Gotta Dance!

 

Our newest Arts Fest Friday, Gotta Dance!, is almost here and it is packed with incredible performances and fun things to do. Here’s the program:

 

Event Schedule

6:00 – 8:15 Main Hall 

Joey Thomas Little Big Band and Spa City Swingers

Elaina & Melina – Classic American and modern Egyptian cabaret styles of belly dance

More Joey Thomas Little Big Band and Spa City Swingers

Aakriti Ensemble Rapids of Kathak, North Indian classical dance. Choreography: Urmi Samadar.

Tango Fusion

5th Grade Dancers from SPAC’s New In-School Residency Program

More Tango Fusion

 

6:00 – 8:00 Children’s Area

Shirley Temple Station with crafts, Shirley Temple mocktails, and short movie clips for kids. Meet the Ballerina! at 7:15 to 8:00.

 

 

6:15 – 7:15 Studio 2 (School of The Arts Building)

Aakriti Ensemble Batu Odissi tradition, East Indian classical dance

School of the Arts  The Old Ball Game. Choreography: Joan K. Anderson.

Skidmore Dance Ensemble Dances to Schubert C Major Symphony. Choreography: Isadora Duncan. Rehearsal Director: Mary DiSanto-Rose. Reconstruction: Jeanne Bresciani. Costumes: K. Meta.

Saratoga City Ballet Raymonda variations. Directed: Siobhan Dunham.

School of the Arts Paquita pas de trois and variation. Choreography: Marius Petipa. Restage: Anderson & Martinez.

Nacre Don’t Let Them Tame You. Director: Beth Fecteau. Choreography: Allison Bohman

 

 

6:15 Hall of Fame

Skidmore Dance Ensemble, performing Jason Ohlberg’s New Work

6:25 Athletics Hall

Skidmore Dance Ensemble, performing Jason Ohlberg’s New Work

6:30 Hollywood Film Room

Skidmore Dance Ensemble, performing Jason Ohlberg’s New Work

 

7:15 50 Years of SPAC Exhibit Area

Costume Fashion Show Fashion design: Kim Vanyo, Khymanyo Studio

  

7:40 Riggi Theater

Wild Irish Acres Dancers

Saratoga Jazz Tap The Coles & Bufalino Soft-Shoe (choreography: Charles “Honi” Coles & Brenda Bufalino); Laura (choreography: James “Buster” Brown); The Shim Sham Shimmy (choreography: Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant). All works staged by Tina F. Baird.

Elaina & Melina Classic American and modern Egyptian cabaret styles of belly dance

Aakriti Ensemble Bharatnatyam, traditional South Indian classical dance by Sudharsana Srinivasan

 

8:15 Arts Fest After Hours

Free dancing until 9 with the Joey Thomas Little Big Band! Film screening of Hollywood Classic, Top Hat, in the Riggi Theater.                                                                  

 

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