The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of California, San Diego is pleased to present the Spring Dance Concert, WE DANCE / OUR DANCES, a collection of diverse pieces highlighting the performance and choreography of our top dance students. WE DANCE / OUR DANCESperforms on Thursday, June 7th, Friday, June 8th, and Saturday, June 9th at 8:00pm. Performances are in the Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre in the UCSD Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse.
WE DANCE / OUR DANCES is directed by faculty member Jean Isaacs, a critically-acclaimed, award-winning choreographer and teacher whose work has been presented in Switzerland, Germany, China, Mexico, Guatemala, Canada, and Poland, as well as on both coasts of the US. The Village Voice called her “a warm, witty, and wise choreographer,” and The New York Times said of her dances, “…they were intelligent dances danced by beautiful dancers.” Isaacs is the Artistic Director of the San Diego Dance Theater, the originator of the annual site-specific project Trolley Dances, and the co-founder of the San Diego Dance Alliance, Three’s Company and Dancers, and Isaacs/McCaleb & Dancers. She created Cabaret Dances, which performs annually at the San Diego Museum of Art. Her work includes commissions by San Diego Opera, the La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe Theater, the Goodman Theater, San Diego Repertory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Long Wharf Theater and the “New Wave” Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ms Isaacs received the UCSD Distinguished Teacher Award for 2001 and the California Dance Educators Association Award for 1999. Retiring from UCSD shortly after this concert and after twenty-two years of teaching for the UCSD Dance Program, Ms. Isaacs will continue as Artistic Director of the San Diego Dance Theater and other professional projects.
Stephen Sakowski (Lighting Design)
Jinny L. Parron (Production Stage Manager)
Erin Albrecht (Assistant Stage Manager)
Kristi Cockrell (Assistant Stage Manager)
Lisa Goins (Assistant Stage Manager)
June 7th, 8pm Opening
June 8th, 8pm
June 9th, 8pm Closing
Located at: Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre
Parking Pass Required: Monday through Friday, and are available from attendants on duty at the UCSD Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse one hour before show time. Cost: $3.00 per vehicle.
Pass Not Required: Saturday, Sunday, and UCSD-observed holidays.
Advance tickets for this production are available Monday-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 the Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre.
General Admission: $15
UCSD Affiliates, ICL, and Seniors (62+): $12
UCSD Students/UCSD Alumni Association (with ID): $10
Complimentary Tickets (UCSD Theatre & Dance Department Faculty/Students/Staff ONLY)
Single Ticket Orders
Main Stage non-subscription tickets (PDF)
Second Stage Black Box Limited Seating Tickets (PDF)