WEST HARTFORD, CT: Hartt Dances 2022 Featuring Choreography by Hope Boykin, Lar Lubovitch, Marius Petipa & Jacqulyn Buglisi
The Hartt School, University of Hartford
Hartt Dances Spring ’22 will feature fellow artists from the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz and Hartt Vocal Studies in a world premiere by internationally acclaimed choreographer, Hope Boykin with Hartt School alumnus, composer Julius Williams. Ms Boykin, a former star of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, has also created a new women’s trio for the program, “Within...Us”.
Also on the program are Lar Lubovitch’s deeply tender composition, ”Something About Night” to Schubert’s music for male chorus.
Jacqulyn Buglisi’s evocation of the female experience through history, “Suspended Women”, will be accompanied by the renowned composer/performer Daniel Bernard Roumain on the 15th, and excerpts from Petipa’s renowned classical ballet, “La Bayadere” complete the program.
Premier #1, “Our Freedom” - Hope Boykin (choreographer), Julius Williams (composer)
“Something About Night” – Lar Lubovitch (choreographer), Franz Schubert (composer)
Premiere #2, “Within...Us” Hope Boykin (choreographer), Bill Laurence (composer)
“La Bayadere – Excerpts” – Marius Petipa (choreographer), Ludwig Minkus (composer)
“Suspended Women” – Jacqulyn Buglisi (choreographer), Maurice Ravel and Daniel Bernard Roumain (composers) with Daniel Bernard Roumain performing (4/15)
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