Mary Seidman and Dancers Perform and Engage with Academy Audience

On February 12, the Academy community was treated to a visit by NYC-based dance company Mary Seidman and Dancers. The troupe performed KITH, a dance composed of styles from around the

The dancers performing 'KITH'.

The dancers performing ‘KITH’.

world, including African and Hawaiian choreography, and then invited Academy students to learn some of the dance as well.  In addition to the dance lessons, the company’s composer, Toby Twining, showed us incredible techniques for creating new sounds with our voices and hands.

Composer Toby Twining demonstrating the tricks of his trade.

Composer Toby Twining demonstrating the tricks of his trade.

 

Students learning some Hula movements from 'KITH'.

Students learning some Hula movements from ‘KITH’.

 For more information on this inspiring dance company, click here – you can also see some of our community members featured in their recent newsletter.

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