A longtime professor of dance at the College of William and Mary, Denise Damon Wade became interested more recently in the marriage of dance and film, a curiosity sparked when invited to participate in a former student's dance-for-camera workshop.
Wade soon began her "new foray into a different media," and research leave during last academic year allowed her time to choreograph and produce two dance films. They're short films, both under eight minutes, but longer than any she's previously made.
"I am a seasoned choreographer, but not a seasoned filmmaker," she said. "It's wonderful to be able to experiment."
Wade and two other dance...