Category Archives: Dance

Dana Fredericks ’12 returns as guest choreographer

The W&L Repertory Dance Company is known for their exquisite work on the aerial silks, performing this past summer at the Edinburg Festival Fringe. The March performance is sure to be no exception to this trend of innovation. Featuring senior … Continue reading

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Visiting Choreographer, Diana Crum

This semester, Washington and Lee has had the privilege of hosting dancer and choreographer Diana Crum. In addition to teaching courses through the Department of Theater and Dance, Crum has choreographed for the W&L Repertory Dance Company’s latest show. Her … Continue reading

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W&L Dance Innovations by Tyler Van Riper ’14

The W&L Repertory Dance Company has become a strong entity at Washington and Lee thanks to artistic director Jenefer Davies’ guidance. Davies is known for her progressive choreography, which will be included in the company’s upcoming concert. In her latest … Continue reading

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W&L Dancers CREATE…”Streets of the Jungle” by choreographers Nacho Portela ’15 and Lisa Stoiser ’15

CREATE…, that’s exactly what sophomores Portela and Stoiser are doing in the dance concert on Wednesday, Dec. 5 and Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre. Admission is free. Donations will help the dance company to attend … Continue reading

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W&L Dancers CREATE…Dates set for Dec. 5 & 6 at 7 p.m.

Be amazed by the talent exhibited by the student choreographers and dancers in the collaborative and experimental art-making process, W&L Dancers CREATE… an all student choreographed, designed and danced concert featuring an eclectic array of works including ballet, contemporary, hip … Continue reading

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New Heights Ventured…Student Choreographers Above Ground by Tyler Van Riper ’14

Still not sold on just how much talent there is in W&L’s Repertory Dance Company?  What if I told you two members of the Company not only will be performing in the concert but also will be debuting pieces that … Continue reading

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“Softly Fading”…Guest Choreographers Take the Stage by Tyler Van Riper ’14

There are even more exciting things to report about W&L’s Repertory Dance Company’s upcoming concert!  We’ve already delved into the world of the indigenous with Queen Moo, but we’re switching gears now to bring you a very different piece from … Continue reading

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Judith Moss: Incorporating the Creative Style of the Students into Choreography by Tyler Van Riper ’14

In just six years, W&L’s Repertory Dance Company has pushed boundaries and established itself as an up-and-coming company in the world of dance.  This ever-growing reputation is what allows our dancers to work with some of the best choreographers in … Continue reading

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Dance of Maya…”Queen Moo” by Tyler Van Riper ’14

Don’t have your tickets yet for W&L’s Repertory Dance Company Concert?  Well, let me give you yet another reason why you absolutely cannot miss this fantastic performance!  Among the variety of both guest and student choreographers, Artistic Director Jenefer Davies … Continue reading

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Dance + Technology = A Whole New Way to Experience W&L’s Repertory Dance Company by Tyler Van Riper ’14

In this technologically CRAZY world we live in, people are always looking for new and unique ways to bring information to the masses.  And that’s exactly what W&L’s Repertory Dance Company hopes to do by including a nifty new device … Continue reading

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