The Salem Dance Ensemble spring concert features a broad array of original work by student choreographers, faculty, and guest artists. This concert will feature the premiere of a new work choreographed by spring choreographer-in-residence Shakia Johnson.
Johnson has choreographed and directed more than 50 hip hop, modern, African and lyrical works that have been performed at Trenton Educational Dance Institute, Rider University, the Princeton School of Ballet and the Bates Dance Festival. She has performed for numerous hip hop events and has opened for concerts by Fat Joe, Jadakiss, 112, Charlie Baltimore, Kima from “Total” and Omarion. She has toured the U.S. and abroad dancing with Face Da Phlave Entertainment and Illstyle and Peace Productions. She currently teaches Hip Hop Dance and Culture at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School and serves on the dance faculty at Smith, Mount Holyoke and Amherst Colleges.
$15 seniors and non-SSU students 18 and above
Under 18 free admission
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