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The Edna B. and Bruno Benna Foundation

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DestinationDance

A Site-Specific Dance Tour | Artown on the Quad
 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Tours depart at 6:00pm, 6:20pm, 6:40pm, and 7:00pm
Meet on University of Nevada Quad
Approximately 1.5 mile loop

What: Destination Dance will open the new "Artown on the Quad" series, July 5, 2022! As such, we are excited to exclusively feature the work of UNR Dance Alumni. Site-specific dance is work that is created in response to a particular place or site, inspired by its architecture, design, history, or current use. The choreographers have been commissioned to create unique performances, taking traditional and contemporary dance off of the stage and into new environments.

 

Where: Featuring sites on and around the historic "Quad" on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, this walking-distance dance tour will allow audience members to engage with dance in a whole new way and view the campus in a new and invigorating light. Destination Dance will celebrate our city’s unique sense of place through movement.​  Performances will feature Morrill Hall, Mackay Science, Honor Court, Frandsen Humanities, and the Pennington Student Achievement Center.

 

Who: This year's choreographers feature notable leaders and graduates of the University of Nevada's Dance Program. 

  • Eve Allen Garza: Dance Minor, UNR 2007, MFA Ballet, University of Utah 2013, and current Teaching Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Nevada.

  • Christina Carter: Dance Minor, UNR 2011 & MFA Choreography and Dance Performance, Mills College 2016.

  • Sarah Johnson: BA in Dance, UNR 2021.

  • Angela Ritchie: Dance Minor, UNR 2004.T

  • Hanna Walkinshaw: BA in Dance, UNR 2021., UNR 

 

When: Tuesday, July 5, 2022 with tours departing at 6:00pm, 6:20pm, 6:40pm and 7:00pm. The event is free to attend. Please meet your tour guide on the center of the Quad. Run time is approximately 30 minutes.

Parking: Please park in the Brian J. Whalen parking garage.  All floors are available and free after 5pm. You will then walk down to the Quad.  This event is a walking tour - wear comfortable shoes and no need to bring chairs. Walking distance is about 1.5 miles roundtrip from parking garage. 

 

ADA Parking Information: Please email office@artown.org for details. 

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This project is supported in part by the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts"