CSU Summer Arts ends with free student showcase

Diavolo Dance student performance

CSU Summer Arts will present its final student showcase, beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Fresno State. The showcase will end with a final performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Fresno State Concert Hall. Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Summer Arts to host Diavolo Dance Company

The Los Angeles-based dance company is internationally known for their ability to combine elements of contemporary dance with martial arts, acrobatics, gymnastics and hip-hop. They will present their highly anticipated dance, “DIAVOLO Past, Present, Future…Volo” to fans in Fresno.

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Summer Arts: Kiel Johnson to present artist’s lecture

Los Angeles-based artist Kiel Johnson

Johnson’s drawings and sculptures tell tales and layered narratives that speak of his travels and adventures throughout everyday life. Johnson will speak on the way he uses drawings and sculptures to bring inanimate to life.

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CSU Summer Arts presents first of two Student Showcase Festivals

Artists present Shakespeare’s work and include medieval broadswords during a Summer Arts Combat Presentation.

Participants will present their original solo performances, showcase dynamic dance routines and exhibit one-of-a-kind artwork. The final show will be action-packed with students interpreting some of Shakespeare’s most famous fight scenes as they act and demonstrate their stage-fighting acumen.

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CSU Summer Arts to present an evening of French piano

Jeffrey LaDeur, Gwendolyn Mok, Omri Shimron, Richard Shuster, and William Wellborn

The concert will star virtuosos Jeffrey LaDeur, Gwendolyn Mok, Omri Shimron, Richard Shuster, and William Wellborn, who will play a compilation of works by famed French composers, including Ravel, Debussy, Fauré.

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