Discover Dance with Benita Bike's DanceArt | St. Lawrence University Performance and Communication Arts

Discover Dance with Benita Bike's DanceArt

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Gulick Theatre

The five-­‐member DanceArt Company, a fixture on the contemporary dance scene in Los Angeles, has been presenting ageless modern dance for 35 seasons. Like a string quintet, the dancers of Benita Bike's DanceArt perform with uncommon sensitivity to one another, bringing intense beauty and vibrancy to each delicately-­‐crafted, expressive movement. The company's work is known for its elegant performance, musicality, and dramatic use of space and gesture to make sensitive observations on life.

Benita Bike's choreography stands at the crossroads of past and present, blending the music and sensibilities of the past with evocative contemporary movement.

The company has performed from the California coast to New England and abroad, bringing concert dance and unique interactive outreach performances to audiences large and small.

Benita Bike's DanceArt is known for its innovative dance outreach programming along with its elegant performance and dramatic use of space and gesture to make sensitive observations on life. Benita's choreography stands at the crossroads of past and present, blending the music and sensibilities of the past with evocative contemporary movement.

Have you ever wondered how dancers create dances? How do they magically change ideas into movement that expresses mood, image and story? These questions and more will be answered when Benita Bike's DanceArt performs at St. Lawrence University. Dances are performed, and audience members have numerous opportunities to ask questions and talk with the artists about dancing.