Department of Dance News
KSU Dance Company achieves success at Regional American College Dance Festival
The KSU Dance Company was extremely successful at the Regional American College Dance Festival held in Alabama, March 10-13,
2017, with both adjudicated works selected for the Gala Concert.
Israeli Artist-in-Residence Ella Ben Aharon choreographed “Hyperselves”
and dance major Will VanMeter choreographed “Double Helix,” two works
presented by KSU Dance this year. “Hyperselves” was the only work out
of 46 performed at the festival that received a standing ovation. This
work also received the honor of closing the Gala Concert.
gala selection is extremely important to KSU’s historic record of
success at ACDA, once again placing KSU Dance as a leading collegiate
dance program not just in Georgia, but in the Southeast.
special thanks to the Schusterman Visiting Artist Program at the
Israeli Institute and the Consulate of Israel in Atlanta for funding
Ella Ben-Aharon’s residency at KSU Dance last year.
KSU Dance is scheduled to host the Southeast Regional American College Dance Association in 2019.