California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music will perform the “Come into the Light” dance and music collaboration concert, a celebration of choral, vocal, and instrumental music that will take place Dec. 6, 7, and 8 at 8 p.m., and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSU Long Beach.
What: “Come into the Light” Faculty Dance Concert
When: Dec. 6, 7, and 8 at 8 p.m., and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m.
Where: CSU Long Beach. The Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theatre, at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, located at 6200 E Atherton St., Long Beach, Calif, 90815.
Tickets: General Admission is $18; students, seniors, alumni, and military personnel, $13. Click here to purchase tickets.
“Come into the Light” will feature faculty performing the instrumental music of such iconic performers as Cole Porter, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, and Frank Ocean. The music is set to original choreography produced by CSUDH faculty members Doris Ressl Acosta, professor and chair of the Theatre and Dance Department; Amy Michele Allen, assistant professor of dance; dance lecturers Sarah Cashmore, Jeff Hendrix, Kenneth Walker, and Marco A Carreon; and guest artist Nathan Ortiz.
Artistic direction for “Come into the Light” is provided by Acosta. Dawn Brooks, conductor of the CSUDH Chamber Singers. Rik Noyce, supervisor of winds, brass and percussion at CSUDH, will provide the music direction.
“Come into the Light” will also feature the CSUDH Chamber Singers, which will perform with the Duck Soup Trio jazz ensemble, featuring Meg Griffith on flute and pianist Danny Pravder.