Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Dances spotlight a male energy.

Byline: David Steinberg JOURNAL STAFF WRITER

UNM presents programs by student choreographers

The first of four student-choreographed dance programs begins Wednesday, April 4, with "Menergy," which has work by three University of New Mexico male students.

"Menergy" features the work of seniors Paul Paradise and Chris Garcia as well as graduate student Eric Hall.

"One thing I'm doing deals with childhood sexual abuse. It's one piece with three different dances that are linked together," Paradise said.

Garcia's work is part of an honors project for which he is writing a paper, Paradise said.

"In addition, there is one short piece that's improvisational to add some flavor to the show. …

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