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Looking Back/Moving Forward

The Southern Theater 

March 10-12th, 2023

Friday, 7:30 pm

Saturday, 7:30 pm

Sunday, 3:00 pm

Tickets $25 (+ fees)



Join us for our debut at the Southern! Looking Back/Moving Forward features a mixed repertoire of modern and jazz dance works by Artistic Director Jolene Konkel including audience favorite Ode to Opus Jazz (2018) along with new premieres by visiting guest artists

Steve Rooks, former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Company (NYC) and

Cynthia Gutierrez Garner, Artistic Director of Company Movimiento (Eugene, OR)


Don't miss this evening of vibrant concert dance as we reflect on the past and look ahead with hopeful expectation.... moving forward together!


Featuring Concerto Dance Company Members: Rachel Bonkoungou, Lydia Kantor, Sara Karimi, Helena Magalhães, Shannon Mulcahy, Betsy G. Nelson, and Maddy Woodman

Guest Artists: Rush Benson, Malia Craft, Doug Hooker, Brenda Nepsund, Sarah Pieper, and Brandyn Tapio 

Apprentices: Hunter Batterson and Kaitlin Craven














Event Details:

For more information visit the Southern Theater


Please direct questions regarding the performance to:

The Southern Theater

1420 S. Washington Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55454.


Concerto Dance would like to thank our individual donors and corporate sponsors for their support!


Looking Back/Moving Forward is sponsored in part by

Creo Arts and Dance Conservatory and Prairie School of Dance








Concerto Dance is a fiscally sponsored project of Springboard for the Arts, a MN non-profit arts service organization.


            Jolene Konkel                                        Steve Rooks                                Cynthia Gutierrez Garner

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Ode to Opus Jazz, 2018 Bill Cameron

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