HSU Theatre and Dance to host guest artist Brian Earles

Henderson State University Theatre and Dance will host Brian Earles as guest artist in dance Oct. 10-14. Earles will offer jazz and musical theatre classes Oct. 10-13 from 5-8 p.m. in the Arkansas Hall Dance Studio. He will incorporate jazz exercises and techniques, small center-floor combinations and across-the-floor movements.

Earles will also choreograph a short demonstration piece for participants to share on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. incorporating various styles from influential choreographers.

Earles majored in theatre arts and minored in dance at Hendrix College (2018). He most recently appeared at The Studio Theatre of Little Rock as Lola in Kinky Boots. He has also been seen onstage at The Arkansas Repertory Company as Aaron and Mary Sunshine in Chicago, at the Arkansas Shakespeare Festival in West Side Story and Guys and Dolls, and the Argenta Community Theatre in Memphis, Chorus Line, and La Cae Aux Follies, among others.

Workshop participation is free for all Henderson and OBU students. To register, go to hsu.edu/brian-earles. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing appropriate for movement.

For more information, call 870-230-5037, or email Lacy Klinger at klingel@hsu.edu.