RIOULT Dance NY will perform as part of the Ovations! series
on Tuesday night, February 23, 2016. The performance starts at 8:00 p.m. in
Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
This internationally traveled contemporary dance troupe
will perform two works: “Fables” and “Dream Suite.” For “Fables,” RIOULT has
cast several community members for the performance, including two narrators and
several dances. They have been in rehearsal since last Thursday.
Serving as the young narrator is Margaret Lowery. Lowery is
12 years old and is currently a sixth grader at Indiana Junior High School. Her
extracurricular interests include dance and gymnastics; and, for the past six
years, she has attended Footlight Players Theater for Youth at IUP.
Joining as the adult narrator will be Chauncey Ross. Ross
has enjoyed an award-winning career in media since emerging from the Journalism
and Communications program at Point Park College. His tenure in broadcasting
brought him to Indiana in 1986 when he began with WDAD and WQMU radio. He
joined the staff of the Indiana Gazette in 2000 and has supported many Indiana
organizations in his service as a master of ceremonies, host, moderator, or
announcer at a variety of events.
Cast as the young dancers in “Fables” are Cherise Milner, Eliana
Pineda, Desiree Hutchinson, Delia Salser, Jordan Yurko, Marina Conjelko, Ella
Myers, Olivia Ramer, and Bonnie Kostella
Also joining the in with the professional dancers are several
members of IUP Dance Theater, including Michelle Ackerman, Jenna Constantinovich, Cassandra Eagan, Charis Franco, Leah Gardner, Katherine
Gutmann, Allison Hill, Haleigh O'Brien, Andrea Sanders, Caroline Snyder, and