DeGuzman chats with Rochester dance makers about the Fringe Festival and more

WAYO 104.3's Up Close and Cultural host Rachel DeGuzman chatted with Rochester dance makers about dance in ROC and at the Fringe Festival. DeGuzman welcomed Bill Ferguson, Garth Fagan Dance executive artistic liaison and school ensemble director, to the program to talk about the company’s four Fringe performances. For more information, go

Other guests included Jim Hansen, associate professor and director of undergrad dance at SUNY Brockport. Hansen will present MERGED IV at the Fringe Festival, in collaboration with Heather Roffe. For more information, go to Photo is Merged IV.

And also Missy Pfohl Smith, the director of theProgram of Dance and Movement at the University of Rochester and the founder, choreographer and artistic director of BIODANCE, who will perform Anomaly with Sound ExChange and W. Michelle Harris. For more information, go to

Photo in this post is of MERGED IV.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016