Alexandra Muck | November 15, 2017
The Notre Dame Dance Company will host its annual fall showcase, featuring 22 dances — including solo performances — and 70 of the 300 Dance Company.
In an email, senior Marne Fairhurst, a member of the Dance Company, said each dance is independent, and there are a mix of group dances, duets, trios and solos.
Fairhurst said the Dance Company hosts one show per semester. Each show is performed at Washington Hall and run by the students, including the choreography and logistics for the show. The Company hires someone to do the lights and sound.
Junior Marisa Lenga, president of the Dance Company, said in an email that this year’s show is looking to further integrate the group’s two dance companies — the gold company and the blue company — as well as highlight tap dancing.
“We are trying to showcase tap with the addition of our tap commissioner position on the executive board,” she said. “We are also trying to blend the gold/blue and tap company more by having pieces that incorporate jazz and tap.”
Tap commissioner Francesca Carfagnini, a sophomore, is choreographing two dances in the showcase.