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Annual Dance Concert Dance Facets - April 12 & 13

Mattie Kelly Arts Center


3/20/2013 - Northwest Florida State College’s Division of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts presents its annual dance concert Dance Facets 2013 on April 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. on the mainstage of the college’s Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville. This year’s presentation will be a feast for the eyes as 38 superbly talented dancers perform fourteen original dance presentations featuring everything from classical and contemporary ballet, to modern, jazz and hip hop styles!

The visual and audible movement on stage will be enhanced by special lighting effects designed by NWFSC students and staff. In Dance Facets, the synergistic effect of dramatic music, ethereal lighting and emotional dance combine in artistic interpretations about social realities as well as fantasies. An eclectic array of musical styles, including Delibes, Matthew West, Amy Grant and original music by former NWFSC student Cameron Daniels will be featured, just to name a few. There will also be a live performance by the NWFSC Soundsations Men’s Ensemble.

Tickets for the evening of dance, music and more are on sale now for $20 adults and $15 for youth ages 18 and younger. Call or click for tickets through the Arts Center box office at 729-6000 or online at In-person tickets sales are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and also starting at 6:00 p.m. each night of the performance. Current NWFSC students may request one free ticket per student ID, in person from the box office for this event.

During Dance Facets, the audience can expect to be energized and entertained with orginal choreographic works entitled: Les Chasseresses, You Got Me, King David, No Trespassing, Believe, Johnny and the Gal, Mother’s Day, Don’t Turn it Off, She has Escaped the Weight of Darkness, Modern Day Cinderella, Inspiration, Dust of Life, and Star Trekkin’.

The 38 NWFSC dancers who will perform include: Niceville - Tyler Corbin, Hector Delgado, Jonathan Delgado, Danielle Fox, Kyrsten Johnson, Samuel Melecio-Zambrano, Zachary Phillips, Jamie Roberts, Arden Robertson, Ashley Robinson, Wesley Urbanczyk, Carla Von Kaenel, Rebecca Wheeler; from Navarre: Jonathan Carter, Ashley Carter-Fair, Vini Febus; Fort Walton Beach: Celise Blackman, Caroline Brehm, Javonte Coleman, Heather Connelly, Taegan Dennis, Sarah Hawn, Andrew Knight, Max Murdock, Xaviera Murdock, Barclay Nichol, Amie Urban, Melissa Wade; Shalimar: Nathaniel Beechum, Marcus Hector; Freeport: Michelle Hebert, Courtney Sisk; South Walton: Marisha Brown, Erin Nobles, Lyndsi Stevens; and DeFuniak Springs: Josh Alverson, Haylee Green, Chelsea Martin.

Proceeds from Dance Facets support the NWFSC Dance program. For more information about the NWFSC dance program, scholarship opportunities or auditions for scholarships, contact Dance Coordinator Joseph Taylor at 729-6036 or go online to