The Theater, Film, and Media Studies Department (TFMS) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland presents “On the Move! Dance for the 21st Century.” The dance concert, which will be performed in the college’s Bruce Davis Theater, opens on Wednesday, Feb. 27, and will run through Sunday, March 3. Each performance will start at 8 p.m. For tickets and reservations, please contact the St. Mary’s Box Office at 240-895-4243 or email BoxOffice@smcm.edu. Tickets are $4 for St. Mary’s College students, faculty, staff, as well as senior citizens and Arts Alliance members; $6 general admission. This event is open to the public.
“On the Move!” was conceived, directed, and choreographed by Assistant Professor Leonard Cruz. Cruz received his B.A. in dance and M.A. in world arts and cultures from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.F.A. in performance and choreography from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate in urban education. Cruz specializes in traditional dance/movement, world dance, modern dance, improvisation, and Pacific Island style dance. He is also currently active in the Leonard Cruz Tanztheater of Essen Germany, where he teaches, choreographs, and performs annually.