From left, San Jacinto College students Bethany Garcia and Tuesday Boswell practice a routine that will be part of the upcoming Dance Performing Arts Company concert. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Salter.


HOUSTON — San Jacinto College will host the San Jac Dance Performing Arts Company in “Evolve,” a show featuring original dance works created by San Jacinto College dance faculty, students, and guest artists.

The dance concert will be held at the Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts Center, located on the San Jacinto College South Campus on Nov. 20 and Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. on each night. Admission at the door is $10 per person, $5 for San Jacinto College students.

The concert will showcase selections created by San Jacinto College faculty members Jennifer Salter, Laura Harrell, Wendy Ellis, Stephanie Henderson, and Jamie Williams.

“We also have the pleasure of presenting the work of guest artist Laura Gutierrez, named one of Dance Magazine’s ‘25 to watch’ in 2014,” commented Williams. “We will also showcase excerpts of guest artist Jennifer Mabus’s evening length work entitled ‘Paper Hearts’ as a preview of her upcoming show in early December.”

The “Evolve” concert will feature a variety of dance styles, including modern, contemporary, and jazz.

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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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