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New Directions 2018

an undergraduate dance performance

directed by Yolande Snaith

Show dates:   June 7, 8 & 9 @ 7:30pm

Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

About the Show

Undergraduate choreographers test the boundaries of movement and embodiment with inventive new works, featuring undergraduate dance students.

About the Director

Yolande Snaith’s choreographic and performing career spans thirty years. Her range of artistic engagement is broad, from solo performance work to group choreography and dance theatre, choreographic commissions and improvisation ensemble practice. Her work has been presented internationally in more fifteen countries, and she has created several dance films in collaboration with renowned film directors. Yolande has been commissioned to choreograph works for dance, theatre and opera companies internationally.

Director's Statement

Director's Statement coming soon

The Cast

Jeevika Bhat's Piece
Jeevika Bhat - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

Olivia Carter's Piece
Olivia Carter - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

Jordan Daley's Piece [Colaborative Piece]
Jordan Daley - Choreographer & Dancer
Alexander Ebalo - Choreographer & Dancer
Elena Magaña - Choreographer & Dancer
Emilie Nzihou - Choreographer & Dancer
Luci Patrick - Choreographer & Dancer
Samantha Schreoder - Choreographer & Dancer

London Davis's Piece
London Davis - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

Alexander Ebalo's Piece
Alexander Ebalo - Choreographer & Dancer
Nicolette Nguyen - Dancer
Luci Patrick - Dancer

Astrid Espitia's Piece
Astrid Espitia - Choreographer & Dancer
Elena Magańa - Dancer
Blanca Pineda - Dancer
Donna Reina - Dancer

El' Estro Löver's Piece
El' Estro Löver - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

Elena Magaña's Piece
Elena Magaña - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

Emilie Nzihou's Piece
Emilie Nzihou - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

Luci Patrick's Piece
Luci Patrick - Choreographer & Dancer
Jordan Daley - Dancer
Alexander Ebalo - Dancer
Elena Magaña - Dancer
Emilie Nzihou - Dancer
Samantha Schreoder - Dancer

Liyen Tan's Piece
Liyen Tan - Soloist [Choreographer & Dancer]

The Creative Team

Director – Yolande Snaith
Choreographer –  Jeevika Bhat
Choreographer – Olivia Carter
Choreographer – Jordan Daley
Choreographer – London Davis
Choreographer – Alexander Ebalo
Choreographer – Astrid Espitia
Choreographer – El' Estro Löver
Choreographer – Elena Magaña
Choreographer – Emilie Nzihou
Choreographer – Luci Patrick
Choreographer – Liyen Tan
Scenic Designer – Samuel Keamy-Minor
Co-Lighting Designer – Mextly Almeda
Co-Lighting Designer – Justin Beets
Production Stage Manager – Tyler Larson
Assistant Stage Manager –  Rosanna Wong

Performances Parking & Location

Located at: Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

Parking Passes Required: Monday through Friday. Weeknight passes are $2 per vehicle from the vending machines located in the UC San Diego Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse parking lots and entry display case. Please remember your parking space number. You will need it to purchase your parking pass.

Note: Machines take all major credit cards except Discover and when paying with cash you must use exact change, NO CHANGE GIVEN.

Parking Passes Not Required: Saturdays and Sundays


Cars without permits are subject to ticketing by UCSD Campus Police. The Theatre & Dance Department does not have the authority to waive and cannot pay parking tickets.



June 7

June 8

June 9
7:30 pm     OPENING

7:30 pm  

7:30 pm     CLOSING

Advance tickets for this production are available Tuesday-Friday, noon to 6 pm by calling the Box Office at 858.534.4574 or in person at the Theatre District’s Central Box Office at the Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre.

At-the-Door tickets, if available, can be purchased one hour before show time at the performing theatre’s box office at Mandell Weiss Theatre.

General Admission: $20
UCSD Faculty/Staff/Alumni Association, and Seniors (over 62): $15
UCSD Students/UCSD Alumni Association (with ID): $10

Please note: No late seating; no refunds.

Theatre & Dance Faculty, Staff & Majors Only >>


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