LOOKING FORWARD Concert – May 3 & 4

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“Assessing Internal Damage” choreography and photo by Rob Petres. Dancer: Molly Grose

Dogtown Dance Theatre, in association with Ground Zero Dance, presents the first annual LOOKING FORWARD concert, featuring the work of emerging choreographers from the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Dance program, in rotation with works by established artists from Ground Zero Dance.

New work by Ground Zero Dance includes group works by Pam England, Amy Page, Rob Petres, and Victoria Fink. VCU Dance majors Christina Carlotti Kolb, Johnnie Mercer, Nikolai McKenzie, Tarik O’Meally, and Rachel Rinehardt each contribute a new or recent work to the program.

Student choreographers have been paired with Ground Zero Dance choreographers for one-on-one mentorship during the rehearsal period leading up to the concert.

Looking Forward takes place at Dogtown Dance Theatre, 109 W. 15th Street in Richmond, VA on Friday & Saturday, May 3 & 4, 2013, at 8:00 pm on Friday, and 2:00 and 8:00 pm on Saturday. Tickets are $15/$10 students or neighborhood residents (23224), with valid I.D., and can be purchased online at http://lookingforward.brownpapertickets.com.

Catch a sneak preview of Rob Petres’s new solo work, Assessing Internal Damage: