DANCE ALUMUS HEATHER HARPER ‘08 TAKES MANHATTAN / by Heather Harper

University of Nevada, Las Vegas: College of Fine Arts, Alumni Chapter - Newsletter Issue 6, Fall 2017

With fast paced lifestyles and major competition capturing people’s attention these days, dance companies work hard to continue to gain an audience. 2008 UNLV Dance Alumnus Heather Harper’s Continuum Dance Theatre was founded in 2009. Heather’s work encompasses new approaches, whether site-specific; i.e. museums with paint and canvas, in a park with water, tied together, or in a theatrical setting lacking traditional processes. Building a professional modern dance company takes time, persistence and a vast understanding of the business of the performing arts as well any potential audience.

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CLOSING DOORS Photo Credit: Carolyn Lajara