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DeSales Dance Program Opens Season with Emerging Choreographer’s Concert, Nov. 6 to 8, at The Ice House on Sand Island 

DeSales Dance Program Opens Season with Emerging Choreographer’s Concert, Nov. 6 to 8, at The Ice House on Sand Island (October 6, 2009) – The DeSales University Department of Performing and Fine Arts is pleased to announce the opening of its 2009 Dance season with the upcoming Emerging Choreographers Concert slated for four performances at The Ice House, 56 River Street, Bethlehem., PA. Performances are at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6; 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 7; and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors for all performances and can be purchased by calling the Labuda box office at 610.282.3192 or online at www.desales.edu/act1. Directions to The Ice House can be found at www.the28inchmill.com/directions.htm.

A showcase and celebration of the promising young choreographers among our dance majors, the Emerging Choreographers Concert is an entirely student-run concert featuring student dancers, designers, and technicians.

"One of the great qualities about our Dance program is that the students get training as performers, dance teachers, and choreographers,” says John Bell, Chair of the Performing and Fine Arts department. “And it is in this last arena—as choreographers—that our students always surprise. Their work is innovative, provocative, and often ingenious. This concert allows them to express themselves as dance artists in ways that seems to unleash the best of their creative personalities.”

The program, presented in Bethlehem’s intimate Ice House performance space, features six world premier dances exploring themes such inner strength, transformation, and hope. The program opens with Christine Michener’s Portrait of Perception set to music by Vivaldi followed by Lora Allen’s Chance Our Trust, Madeleine Cummings Liberated from Fear, Alyson Jacques’ Comes to Pass, a new work by Sara Link, and Heather Fleischman’s Burning Indifference.

For more information on the DeSales University Department of Performing and Fine Arts, contact Roseann Damico Schatkowski, director of marketing / PR, at 610-282-1100, ext. 1547, or at Roseann.damico@desales.edu. For more information on this performance, call the Labuda box office at 610.282.3192 or visit the DeSales Act 1 web site.


Press Release: DeSales Dance Program Opens Season with Emerging Choreographer's Concert, Nov. 6 to 8, at The Ice House on Sand Island | Posted on: 10/23/2009

For more info:
Tom McNamara, Executive D
irector of Communications
DeSales University | 2255 Station Avenue | Center Valley, PA 18034

610.282.1100 x1219 | Tom.McNamara@desales.edu

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