NextDANCE featuring Lynne Price & Kristen Yeung
Experience a collection of work choreographed and danced by undergraduate and graduate students from the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies. The program includes the premiere of a commissioned work by Lynne Price & Kristen Yeung, the recipients of this year’s Alumni Dance Commission. This performance is a part of the NextNOW Fest Alumni Commissioning Project, which supports the creation of new work by alumni of the UMD School of Music and the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.
- Amber Lucia Chabus - Felidae
- Shawn Stone - *#1 (Asterisk No. One)
- Angad Kalsi - c o n n e c t I o n
- Emily Ames - variable
- Christine Hands - A Duet with Melissa
- Lynne Price & Kristen Yeung - Bound to
Lynne holds an MFA in dance from the University of Maryland, College Park. As an interdisciplinary artist, Lynne's practices include dance, poetry, improvisation, performance, choreography, somatics, and research in many fields including gender, race, and depth psychology and archetypes. Lynne has taught at University of Maryland, UMBC, Towson University, Goucher College, St Mary's College of Maryland and is currently the Artist in Residence at UMBC. Lynne teaches movement research classes at a church in Baltimore to movers of all levels. Lynne founded a volunteer organization called Baltimore Independent Dance Artists (BIDA) with the mission of elevating and bringing together the dance community in Baltimore. Lynne often collaborates with choreographers and dancers in Baltimore and DC and is a member of The Collective. Lynne is one of the Dance Omi 2017 Fellows.
Kristen Yeung is a dancer, graphic designer and artist from Baltimore. In 2013, she received a bachelor’s degree cum laude in Studio Art & Graphic Design from the University of Maryland, where she also pursued an “imaginary double major in dance.” She has been a member of The Collective since 2014 and has had the privilege of working with Sarah Beth Oppenheim, Nathan Andary, Sadie Leigh, Lynne Price, withhart.dance.projects, Sarah Levitt, Erica Rebollar, Valerie Durham, and Jen McGinn, among others. Her choreography with Lynne Price, “If you’d rather leave,” was selected for the 2017 Baltimore Dance Invitational.