RIC Dance Company concert to feature Lisa Race, Heidi Henderson Oct. 23

On Oct. 23, modern dancer/choreographers Lisa Race and Heidi Henderson team up for an evening of contemporary modern dance.

Race, an assistant professor at Connecticut College, has taught and choreographed at many universities and festivals in the U.S. and abroad. She danced and toured with David Dorfman Dance from 1989-2000, and received a New York Dance and Performance Award (a “Bessie”) in 1995. She recently choreographed a dance for students at Brown University, and has also choreographed a work for RIC students this fall.

Henderson is artistic director of elephant JANE dance. She is the 2000 and 2005 recipient of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Choreography Fellowship for excellence in the field. Her work has been performed in London, New York City, and at many venues in New England. She has danced in the companies of Bebe Miller, Nina Wiener and Peter Schmitz among others, and has been on the faculties of several colleges and universities.

General admission is $15, with discounts for groups, senior citizens and students. Call (401) 456-9791.