Annual spring dance showcase highlights ‘Mosaics of Us’

Linfield Dance EnsembleLinfield College student dancers will present “Mosaics of Us” in the annual Spring Dance Showcase, Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

The showcase will feature a variety of dance styles, including contemporary, jazz and hip hop, choreographed by students and faculty. The Linfield College Hip Hop Club and Dance Team will also perform. The students represented are from departments across the college who all share the love of dance. Their experience ranges from novice to pre-professional.

Dance Ensemble is a course where students learn about the art of performance and composition as well as develop leadership and team building skills through the participation and creation of choreographed projects. Students are provided with the opportunity to gain real-life experience through assigned jobs and duties which includes the attendance of all classes and rehearsals, performance and creation of original compositions, development of critical and creative thinking skills, direction of rehearsals and preparation for the annual showcase.

This performance is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Department of Music. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit