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International choreographer Helen Simoneau to perform in RWU's Dance Theatre Series
On Saturday, September 29, the Roger Williams University Dance Theatre Basement Series Performance will feature award-winning choreographer and dancer Helen Simoneau. The Basement Series is an informal, intimate performance opportunity for guest artists and student performers. Simoneau, who is an RWU Dance Theatre Guest Artist, will perform her original choreography in the basement studio of the Performing Arts C interenter.
Simoneau’s performance of “The Gentleness Was in Her Hands” was awarded first place for choreography at the International Solo-Tanz-Theatre Festival in Germany and was the winner of the A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2010: New York City. She describes the piece as having an “eerie, doll-like quality with exquisitely intimate moments.” Simoneau has toured internationally and nationally, performing the solo at renowned dance festivals and venues.
Visiting guest artists offer additional styles and viewpoints to modern dance through residencies and repertory work. Simoneau is guest teaching all technique classes for the Roger Williams Dance Program during her residency on campus this week, and 12 members of the RWU Dance Theatre will perform her work, “Flight Distance II.”
The Basement Series Performance featuring Helen Simoneau
Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The Roger Williams University Performing Arts Center
One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, R.I.
This performance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Roger Williams University Performing Arts Center at (401) 254-3626.
More About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is situated on 140 acres of costal land on the Mount Hope Bay. It offers 40 undergraduate academic degree programs and is ranked number 8 in the top 10 comprehensive colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
As a liberal arts school, all students are required to complete core classes and a core concentration in addition to courses in their area of study. This university also offers 92 clubs and organizations, and 20 varsity sports.
The campus is made up of various schools, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Marine and Natural Science, and the new Global Heritage Hall. Roger Williams University also has the Dining Commons, a bookstore, library, mail room, career center and recreation center, to name a few of the facilities.
Campus housing options include six on campus buildings, two off-campus buildings and are available to all incoming freshman.
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