Ray Mercer is back!
Informance~ Thursday September 23, 2010 at 12:30pm
Maggie Allesee artist in residence fall 2010
Ray Mercer, Maggie Allesee artist in residence for fall 2010, cast his new work – ‘Til Death Due Us Part-- for inclusion in the fall departmental concert. Congratulations to Aaron S., Jordan H., Nicholas C., Brandon R., David S., Ellisa M., Megan D., Michelle C., Amber G., Michelle B. and understudies James V., Tarra G., Amber M., who will learn the piece this week and present an informal showing on Thursday, September 23 at 12:30 PM in the Maggie Allesee Studio Theatre.
Mercer began his dance training/performing at the University of New Orleans, Deeply Rooted Theater (Chicago), the Alvin Ailey American Dance School, and Broadway Dance Center. He has danced with the Detroit City Dance Company, Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre in Chicago and other companies. His choreography has been set on the Dallas Black Dance Theater, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Dancers Responding to AIDS/New York and he has worked with Aretha Franklin, Rod Stewart, Stephanie Mills, Kevin “Iega” Jeff, George Faison and Louis Johnson. Mercer was awarded Broadway's Gypsy of the Year in 2005. Currently he is performing on Broadway with the cast of The Lion King.
We are delighted to have Mr. Mercer return to work with our Wayne State students!
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