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Performances - Global Motion and Synapse

Fall 2015 

Global Motion World Dance Company
Saturday, November 21, 2015 4pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, November 22, 2015 7:30pm
$18/$15 • SMC Performing Arts Center • The Broad Stage 1310 11th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401 
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Global Motion is a world dance performance company that expresses the concept of humanity in the form of global citizenship. The company is composed of SMC students who learn, rehearse and perform world dance styles. It provides students a platform to experience and learn about other cultures through world dance while working with choreographers who are professionals and experts in the field of world dance
Directors:  Raquel Ramirez and Sri Susilowati
Faculty Choreographers: Laura Canellias, Keali'i Ceballos, Jessica Kondrath, Jennifer Jesswein, Sri Susilowati
Guest Artists: Baghawan Ciptoning, Vladimir Kolesnikov, Wilfried Souly
Student Choreographers:
 Deborah Kull, Lance Yijin Lao, Mi Ja Kim, Maritza Olmos, Ashley Ramirez, Karen Rodriguez, Daniel Erazo Salgado
Dance Styles: West African, Central/South America, Asian, Ballet, Ballroom, Flamenco, Mexican Folklorico, Lyrical Jazz, Salsa, and more!


Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble
Friday, November 6, 2015 7:30pm
Sunday, November 8, 2015 4pm and 7:30pm
$18/$15 • SMC Performing Arts Center • The Broad Stage 1310 11th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401  
For over 40 years, Synapse Dance Theater, Santa Monica College Contemporary Dance Ensemble, has contributed to the cultural life of Los Angeles by offering innovative dance presentations on campus, in schools, as well as area theaters. The performance showcases new repertory by guest and faculty artists, and student choreographers.
Directors: Jae Lee and Mark Tomasic
Faculty:  Seda Aybay, Meri Bender, Angela Jordan, Denise Leitner, Jessica Kondrath, Mark Tomasic
Guest Artists: Jay Carlon, Andre Tyson
Student Choreographers: Tamer Abdo, Alex Perez, Jordan Slaffey, Rachael Servello

Dance Styles:Modern, Postmodern, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Hip Hop, Fusion, and more!



Tickets sell out quickly. Advance tickets are highly recommended.
Purchase online at, or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office
SMC Box Office, SMC Main Campus
1900 Pico Blvd. 
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30 am - 12:30 pm
A modest service charge will apply, view charges.
General Admission and At-the-Door: $18
SMC Student discount (2 tickets max per ID)--requires a valid SMC ID with current ASB. You will need to present your student ID when picking up your tickets.
Presale tickets will be available for pick up at Will Call the evening of the performance, please arrive at least 20 minutes early to pick up your tickets.
The Box Office opens 45 minutes before show time.
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