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Jake Casey is the choreographer for “Red Silence,” starring Ryan Clawson, James Ferguson, Gabriel Berger, Benjamin Kay, Tyler Haritan and Morgan Stillman. Photo by Michelle Kanaar.

Dance students create new works for choreographic workshop

Dancers in the Chautauqua School of Dance get the opportunity to take a leap in choreographers’ ballet slippers.

Apprentice and festival dancers are accustomed to dancing in others’ pieces, but the Choreographic Workshop gives the students an opportunity to create their own works.

Students interested in creating a piece for the workshop went through a selection process with dance faculty. The faculty chose 12 pieces to be shown at the free public 4 p.m. Choreographic Performance today in Carnahan-Jackson Dance Studio.

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