Christopher Williams returns to the studio

February 15, 2017

Dance students are continuing to prepare for the winter dance concert with the aid of two more guest artists.

Choreographer Christopher Williams, who choreographed the work for last spring’s NY Phil Biennial performance, returned to campus to set his new choreography for Debussy’s “Afternoon of a Faun.” Williams will spend the next month on campus working with the students.

The week after Williams arrived, a repetiteur from Jose Limon Dance arrived on campus to set Limon’s A Choreographic Offering with music by Johann Sebastian Bach.

In contrast with December’s performance of The Sleeping Beauty, the winter dance showcase focuses not on classical ballet, but on contemporary dance techniques. “It’s an opportunity for a diversity of students to showcase a broad spectrum of dance,” said Director of Dance Joseph Morrissey.