Ursula Kendall, an acclaimed choreographer whose work was seen in the film “Ray” and at Superbowl XXXIV, is hosting the “SHE Created IT 2013 Festival at Salem College from Saturday, Sept. 28 – Sunday, Sept. 29.
The two-day community dance workshop will feature Kendall, five other noted choreographer/dancers and a number of local artists. Saturday will include sessions on a variety of dance styles, everything from “creative movement” and “hip hop” to “dancehall” and “Zumba.” Acclaimed dancers, including New York’s Maria Bauman, Winston-Salem’s Heidi Echols and Greensboro’s Robin M. Gee, will perform beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The highlight on Sunday will be the “Woman2Women: Brunch Seminar” at 1:30 p.m.
Developed by artists for artists, workshop leader Beverly McIver, the Suntrust Endowed Chair Professor of Art at North Carolina Central University, will share career, community and confidence building tools to help all artists become successful artists.
“SHE Created IT is a dance movement designed to provoke thought, engage conversation and encourage fellowship, mentorship and excellence amongst creative women in the dance and performing arts industry,” Kendall said. “I am very excited for all dancers, female and male, within The Triad communities to join our movement that successfully elevates dance expression and the business of dance to a higher production level.”
General admission for Saturday’s workshops is $10 for adults and free for children 10 and under. Admission for the choreographers’ performances is $20. The brunch seminar – exclusively for artists wanting to pursue a career in the creative arts industry – is $15.
For tickets and/or information about SHE Created IT 2013, go to www.shecreatedit.info or www.shecreatedit13.eventbrite.com.