Photos: by Prem Ananda, Keith Mosher, Sara Tollefson, and various snapshots from company members.
Orchesis: The Orchesis Dance Company is an academic sponsored organization housed under the authority of The Theatre and Dance Department within the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly. The company is directed by faculty member Diana Stanton, and assisted by Michelle Walter. The Company produces an annual dance concert that occurs in Winter Quarter. The Orchesis Dance Company was founded in 1969 by Dr. Moon Ja Minn Suhr, and is Cal Poly's oldest concert dance organization. Company members and guest dancers perform a variety of dance styles, including jazz, modern, hip hop, ballet, tap, ethnic, and ballroom. Dances are choreographed by faculty, guest artists, and students, and dancers are cast in pieces by audition.