Spring Forward 2018: Ritual and Memory by UCR Choreography Students

Department of Dance

Spring Forward 2018
Ritual and Memory by UCR Choreography Students

Ni’Ja Whitson, Artistic Director
Inspired by a study in African Diasporic spiritual cosmologies, UCR student choreographers create new work, asking questions about what ritual and healing means in their lives.

Choreographers include: Gwendolyn Benitez & Nadia Williams, Eddie Gage, Zana Gant, Kimberly Leu, Briana Isabel Montes & Laura Moran, Isabel Palencia, Yesenia Martha Mowery Prieto, Jocelyn Diane Rodriguez, Robin Saxton, Julia Zumaya

May 23 & 24, 2018
Wednesday & Thursday, 8:00 pm
Athletics and Dance Building
Dance Faculty Studio, ATHD 159 (opening) and Dance Studio Theatre, ATHD 102

A difference performance will be presented each night.

May 23
Gwendolyn Benitez & Nadia Williams
Jocelyn Diane Rodriguez
Robin Saxton
Kimberly Leu
Julia Zumaya

May 24
Eddie Gage
Isabel Palencia
Yesenia Mowery
Zana Grant
Briana Montes & Briana Isabel Montes

Free and open to the campus. No late seating.
Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Though admission is free, a ticket is required. One ticket per person will be distributed at the Dance Faculty Studio, ATHD 159, starting at 7:00 P.M.

Information: (951) 827-3245  performingarts@ucr.edu  www.dance.ucr.edu
Photo from Poc-Chuc by choreographer Alfonso Cervera. Photography by Jonathan Godoy.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8:00am to 9:30pm

Athletics & Dance Building, Dance Studio Theatre, ATHD 102
Athletics & Dance Building, Riverside, CA 92521

Event Type

Arts, Dance


Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Transfer Students, Faculty & Staff


Free and open to the campus

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