HAMMOND | The Hammond Academy for the Performing Arts, located at Morton High School, will premiere its dance performance season with a fall dance concert, “Falling Into Dance,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9. The show features Hammond Academy for the Performing Arts dance majors, the HAPA Dance Ensemble and Tap Ensemble.
Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students/senior citizens. All performances will be held in the Morton High School Auditorium, 6915 Grand Ave. Tickets are available by calling (219) 989-7316, ext. 1889, and at the door.
The production is choreographed by HAPA dance majors in addition to dance faculty members Kathleen Dominiak Treasure, Cindy Melchor, Hammond School Board Vice President Anna Mamala and guest instructor Michal Davis.
“Falling Into Dance” will contain several dance pieces based on varied subject matter. Techniques emphasized in the show are ballet, jazz, modern, tap, character and contemporary dances, all of which are taught as part of the HAPA dance curriculum.
Highlights include pieces of choreography from senior dance majors along with contemporary works by faculty members.