Thank You for Supporting An Evening of Dance

Two weeks ago, Orchesis Modern Dance Company finished their spring performance An Evening of Dance on Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall’s main stage. As I have written in my previous blog post, as president of Orchesis I choreographed the finale for the show for the entire company. In this post I hope to discuss tech week, working with the lighting designers, and my thoughts on the show.

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Places We’ll Go: The Choreographic Process

As president of Orchesis, one of my responsibilities is to create original choreography for the finale of our spring performance, An Evening of Dance. Orchesis is a student led, Dance department affiliated modern dance program on campus. Last spring performance, as an upper classman, I choreographed a six-minute piece for five dancers, where I explored the juxtaposition between western perceived Asian femininity with my interpretations of Asian pride and strength. One of my goals for finale is that I will continue exploring my personal movement aesthetic and create a larger and longer work to present to the community that incorporates the entire company.

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