“SUNY Potsdam Virtual Concert Series Melds Dance with Media Arts”
Updated: Jan 7, 2021
—Article by Bret Yager, The Report
Work of SUNY Potsdam Student Choreographers to Premiere Online on ‘First Fridays,’ Starting October 2, 2020.
SUNY Potsdam students choreograph, perform and shoot a new virtual dance concert series that showcases creative adaption in the time of COVID-19.
Performance halls are closed and stages are dark, but SUNY Potsdam students of dance are finding ways to share their creativity nonetheless. Merging their efforts with student videographers and using new tools from media arts, student choreographers are launching a virtual dance concert series titled “Media Dance Works Series.” The event takes the place of a concert dance production normally presented in the Performing Arts Center each December.
The students will be presenting three short films on the first Friday of each month for the rest of the semester. Works premiere at 7:30 p.m. on first Fridays, on Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4, online at Cyndance.org and on the SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance Facebook page. A preview event will be hosted on the site, whose online dance instruction has received national attention. See more...