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Dance in Flight

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Dance in Flight, the resident dance company at Pepperdine University, embodies the diversity and essence of Seaver College and the liberal arts tradition. For 22 years, Dance in Flight has provided a safe environment for emerging student dancers and choreographers to cultivate creativity, physical expression, and teamwork in a professional performing atmosphere. Dance in Flight is both a dance company and an offering to the community, a chance to polish a craft and create a public celebration. It is one of the largest, most beloved, and well-attended events at Pepperdine. DIF is art and faith in action. The company members come from a variety of dance backgrounds, interests, and fields of study. United by their passion for the art of movement, they are dedicated to presenting an impressive showcase of student artistry.

Choreographer and company auditions are held yearly in September.

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Through creating choreography, casting and rehearsing dances, and collaborating with lighting and costume designers, students develop significant leadership skills, which become useful in all aspects of adult life. DIF company members rehearse and train every weekend instilling a sense of discipline all while developing a strong sense of community and lifelong friendships. Every Spring, the dancers experience a sense of pride and accomplishment when they present their creation to the community in their annual performance in the Smothers Theatre. 

With sold-out performances every year, Dance in Flight proves to be a campus favorite. The performance spotlights Pepperdine students, of all majors and backgrounds, performing a variety of dance principles from Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Theatrical,  Ballroom and World dance.

We invite you to join us in this celebration of dance!

Visit our website here: www.pepperdinedif.org

Directed by:

Alexandra Palmer & Kelsey Alexander

Student Director:

Melinda Marchiano

2015 Performance Dates
Thursday, February 12, 8pm
Friday, February 13, 8pm
Saturday, February 14, 2pm & 8pm

Tickets are on sale through the Smothers Theatre Box Office at 310-506-4522.