This One's for the Seniors
I saw a video one day, about an older gentleman who lights up when listening to
music from his generation.
As I watched with delight, I was moved and re-inspired to pursue work with senior citizens. It was a joy to sing for seniors at one time,
and dancing with them has proven to be just as wonderful! My intent is to uplift and energize; to light them up like the gentleman I saw in the video.
I created this medley as a promotional piece to bring music and dance to retirement homes and senior care centers.
The full-length dance is a twenty minute performance to popular music from the 30s, 40s, and 50s, including tunes like: 'Over The Rainbow',
'I'm Beginning To See The Light', and 'Rock Around The Clock'.
Laurana Wong - - dance
'Zig Zag' by Larry Clinton,
'Mairzy Doats' by The Pied Pipers, and
'(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock' by Bill Haley & His Comets - - music
TheatreWorks in Memphis, TN - - location