Southeastern Dance Performance Project to present concert as part of Fanfare


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts’ dance company, Dance Performance Project, will present “One Road: A Journey of Joy, Love, Hope, and Faith” Oct. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Vonnie Borden Theatre as part of Fanfare, Southeastern’s annual fall arts festival.
     Director of Dance Keith “Skip” Costa said Southeastern’s resident dance company will present an exclusive concert that brings together dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers, and technical staff.
     “The concert is an InterARTS™ performance project that combines the elements of contemporary dance, live music, and video installation to address the themes of joy, love, hope and faith through the eyes of numerous choreographers, musicians, vocalists and video specialists,” he said.
     Choreographers and dancers for the concert are Brianna Denmark, Denham Springs; Hayley Duplantier, Baton Rouge; Alexis May, Walker; Alaura Cervini, New Orleans; and Amber Whiteside, Mandeville.
     Dancers performing in the concert include Tatyana Broussard, Carencro; Brooke Harris, Denham Springs; Stephanie Harris, Slidell; Amanda Riviere, Laplace; Emma Pinion, Loranger; Trinity Williams, Marrero; Brook Himel, Plaquemine, and Malika Simms, New Orleans.
     Student Music Director and Composer is Keri Disedare of Albany, and vocalists are Christina Duffaut of Slidell and Chasidy Miller of Denham Springs.
     Musicians are Emma Jones, Independence; Brittany Jones, Holden; Stephanie Godfrey, Denham Springs; Abigail Lambert, Gonzales; Chelsea Petho, Hammond; Cade Vallot, Ponchatoula; John St. Cyr, Maddi Wanner, and Alexandra Jaeger, Mandeville; and Tyler Pertuit, Reily Carpenter, and Austin Dugas, Prairieville.
     Video specialists are Alyssa Arnold of Covington and Monica Copping of Slidell.
     Tickets to the concert are $8 for students, seniors and children and $10 general admission and will be available 30 minutes prior to the performance in the Vonnie Borden Theatre lobby.
     For more information, contact Costa at

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