UNCG Dance is performing this week at the National College Dance Festival in Washington, D.C. This is UNCG’s second invitation to the festival. which takes place June 5-7.

The UNCG performance will feature MFA Dance students in alumna Renay Aumiller’s (BA, ‘04) evocative and incredibly physical choreography, “Acquiring Dawn.”

The National Festival, held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, showcases dances selected by the adjudicators from each of the regional conferences based on outstanding artistic excellence and merit. The primary objective of the festival is to highlight, on the national level, the outstanding quality of choreography and performance that is being created on college and university campuses. The festival provides this venue in three gala performances, presenting works from approximately 30 colleges and universities.

The American College Dance Festival Association’s primary focus is to support and promote the wealth of talent and creativity that is prominent throughout college and university dance departments. ACDFA’s sponsorship of regional conferences and the national dance festival provides the venue for students and faculty to engage in three days of performances, workshops, panels and master classes taught by instructors from around the region and country.

For more information, visit acdfa.org.