Poignant new works by NWSA college dancers touch the human spirit

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Student choreographed danceThis year’s New World School of the Arts’ College Student Choreography performance will present new works by creative young choreographers who have taken inspiration from a n umber of sources to bring about this moving evening of contemporary dance. These works are curated by the NWSA Dance Faculty, and selected as the best new works created during the semester. Witty, thought-provoking, and virtuosic, the program presents the choreographers of the future at New World School of the Arts’ Dance Theater.

Friday and Saturday, December 12 and 13, at 7:30 PM. New World Dance Theater, 25 NE. 2 Avenue, downtown Miami. General admission is $10. Tickets are available by calling 305-237-3341 or online at http://nwsa.mdc.edu. More information about NWSA College Student Choreographic Performances, please contact the NWSA Dance Division 305-237-3587.
 
Some of the works that will be presented includes Kiana Farrell’s sensuous and dazzling duet, Cnidaria Medusazoa, performed by college sophomores Eric Gil and Hayley Brasher; Melissa Cowan’s kinetic exploration of time in her rhythmically astute dance, Checkout; the lively Nor Cast Pearls Before Swine choreographed by Zoe Austin and Savannah Friend set to both the music of the Kronos String Quartet (Black Angels) and the Von Trapps (Schnitzel); and Khaila Espinosa’s other-worldly dance for eleven dancers, Para Rapa.
 
New World School of the Arts (NWSA) was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts and is an educational partnership of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.

About NWSA: A Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts, NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural state of Florida. With programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater, NWSA offers the high school diploma as well as four-year BFA and BM college degrees. Through its rigorous curriculum and conservatory-style teaching NWSA empowers its students to become leaders in the arts. Areas oftraining for the NWSA dance program include Ballet, Choreography, Modern Dance and World Dance.
 
New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami-Dade County Public Schools,Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.
Further information regarding NWSA’s dance program is available by calling (305) 237-3341. More information about New World School of the Arts at 305-237-3135 or at nwsa.mdc.edu.