Endalyn Taylor's Counterpoint Project

Endalyn Taylor's Counterpoint Project

Spring Residency with UCI 

Endalyn Taylor presents an artistic project introducing the integration of beauty and aesthetic of ballet, celebrating these elements through variety of projects. This Spring Residency will consist of choreography teaching ballet and redefining it through the guidance of Endalyn Taylor with the UCI Dance Department on April 16-21, 2018. In addition to, the project will also be integrating with the Barclay Theatre’s presentation of The Dance Theatre of Harlem on April 18, 2018. 

Endalyn Taylor is an MFA Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Taylor, a former principal dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem School, made her Broadway debut in Carousel followed by original roles in, The Lion King and Aida.

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Performances

Monday, Apr. 16, CAC Lobby

12:00pm-1:50pm
Teaching Ballet for Department's Levels IV and V 

4:00pm
UCI Engage, Inland Empire Akoma Unity Center

Tuesday, Apr. 17, Irvine Barclay Theatre

9:30am-10:50am 
Critical Issues 

2:00pm-3:20pm
Graduate Choreography 

6:30pm
Endalyn presents Dance Theatre of Harlem's Technical Rehearsals at the Barclay Theatre 
Public Event All Welcome 

Wednesday, Apr. 18, PS 1100

12:00pm -1:50pm
Counterpoint : Re-Thinking Talent, Beauty and the Ballet Aesthetic
PUBLIC EVENT ALL WELCOME     

Wednesday, Apr.18, Student Center Pacific Ballroom A & B

4:00pm-6:00pm
AICRE SALON: The Color-Line - Ballet Dancers and Race  a presentation by Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem with Endalyn Taylor, Stephanie Powell and Christina Johnson as featured speakers. 
PUBLIC EVENT ALL WELCOME 
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Thursday, Apr. 19

12:30pm-1:50pm 
Teaching Ballet IV and V

2:00pm-3:20pm 
Grad. Choreography 

Friday, Apr. 20, PS 1100

12:00pm-1:50pm
Teaching Ballet IV and V

4:00pm-5:00pm
Counterpoint : Re-Thinking Talent, Beauty and the Ballet Aesthetic. A performance sharing with UCI students.
PUBLIC EVENT ALL WELCOME  

Friday, Apr. 20, CAC Lobby

4:00pm-5:30pm 
Meet and Greet-Welcome Endalyn Taylor
PUBLIC EVENT ALL WELCOME  

Saturday, Apr. 21, PS 1100

12:00pm-2:00pm 
JamXchange 2018
Broadway Dance in celebration of Jazz
Appreciation Month
Shining Stars OC - Children’s Dance Education
Program. Children aged 5-12
PUBLIC EVENT ALL WELCOME  

For inquiries contact: wrays@uci.edu

Dates: 
April 16, 2018 - 12:00 pm
April 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm
April 17, 2018 - 9:30 am
April 17, 2018 - 2:00 pm
April 17, 2018 - 6:30 pm
April 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm
April 18, 2018 - 4:00 pm
April 19, 2018 - 12:30 pm
April 19, 2018 - 2:00 pm
April 20, 2018 - 12:00 pm
April 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm
April 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm
April 21, 2018 - 12:00 pm