NSU Theatre and Dance to explore the theme of time

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Northwestern State Theatre and Dance will present “Moving Through Time” Feb. 13-15 in the newly-renovated A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance time is 7:30 p.m. each evening with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Tickets are $15 and $12 for students and senior citizens. Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with a student I.D. and current sticker. For more information, contact the box office at (318) 357-4483.

“Moving Through Time” will feature choreography by Jared Doster, Brett Alan Garfinkel, Crystal Lewis, Rebecca Morgan and Kirstin Riehl. Each different choreographer will explore the theme of time in their own style. Classical and contemporary forms of dance will be utilized.

“My favorite part of the whole process is collaborating with some of the choreographers to help create amazing pieces,” said Maci Burt of Mandeville, who will be perform in three works. “I cannot wait for everyone to come see what we have all been working so hard for.”

“Continuum” by Riehl will feature performances by Natalye Bradley of Lafayette Alyson Brown of Jennings, Burt, Alphonse Engram of DeRidder and John Jefferson of Shreveport.

“The Only Thing” by Morgan in collaboration with the dancers will have performances by actor Shawn Becton of Lake Charles and dancers Emmanuel Dunn of Baton Rouge, Engram, Erin Fallis of Pineville, Adele Hebert of Lafayette, Dustin Huffman of Mabank, Texas, and Emily Ricalde of New Orleans.

“Fleeting Moments” by Lewis in collaboration with the dancers will feature Burt, Fallis, Leyla Fettweis of Brussells, Belgium, Hannah Knoff of Baton Rouge, Robert McCandish of Monroe, Abigail Miller of Slidell, Mary Strickland of New Orleans and D’Sherrick Williams of Marshall, Texas.

Garfinkel’s “Hands of Time” will have costumes by Kennedy Butler of Monroe with performances by Brown, Burt, Engram, Strickland and Sarah Talbot of Baton Rouge.

Doster choreographed two works. “Young Love” featuring Bradley and Tyson Ford of New Orleans with Ashley Henry of Slidell and Williams as understudies and “Restless” with performances by Sara Duplessis of Prairieville, Kelsey Elkins of Natchitoches, Engram, Fettweis, McCandish, Miller, Addison Pope of Carthage, Texas, Strickland, Talbot and Williams.