Mark Diamond is known for his creative narratives, but his piece “Into the Fray,” choreographed for the School of Dance Student Gala, may spin his most creative web yet: The audience will be shrunk down to ant size and immersed in his “insect ballet.”
This weekend marks the last opportunity for the community to enjoy the talents of Chautauqua’s student dancers before their season concludes. The second annual Student Gala, which features both workshop and festival students, will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater.
Chautauqua School of Dance students will show that they can do more than ballet at the season’s final Student Gala.
The performance at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater will be a culmination of the students’ summer work.
Apprentice, Festival and Workshop II dancers will show their versatility, performing everything from a George Balanchine work to hip-hop.
The Chautauqua School of Dance will perform the first of two Student Galas at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater.
The Workshop, Festival and Apprentice dancers had one to two weeks to rehearse both classical and new works. It’s a test of their ability, but Ballet Mistress Glenda Lucena said this group of students has already stood out from others.