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The University of Iowa Department of Dance presents Faculty/Graduate Concert 2020

By February 5, 2020 No Comments

Iowa City, Iowa—The University of Iowa Department of Dance is pleased to present nine new works choreographed by faculty and graduate students in its annual Faculty/Graduate Concert. Performances will take place in the Space Place Theater on February 12, 13, 14, and 15 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Works featured in this year’s concert include:

 

Win Lose Draw

Choreography by Pity Party – Stephanie Miracle and Gabriel Anderson

 

Organo Plano

Choreography by Kristin Marrs

 

Cove

Direction by Jennifer Kayle, choreography by director and the dancers

 

Asomatous Aviary

Choreography by Michael Landez, in collaboration with the dancers

 

A Course in Cheese and Rigour: Disney in absentia

Choreography by Christopher-Rasheem McMillan and dancers (equally)

 

Love, Vengeance, and Everything in Between

Choreography by Julia Cooper

This piece explores the classical story of Giselle. It is one of love, heartbreak, vengeance, and forgiveness. It explores the power of the supportive community and the devastation that comes from turning against it.

 

Unpredicted

Directed by Eloy Barragán, choreography by cast members and director

 

Pleas(e)

Choreography by Gabriel Anderson

 

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Choreography by Jeremy Cline

 

If you are interested in speaking with the choreographers about their works, here are a few who would be happy to speak with you:

 

Arrangements for photography must be made in advance. Please contact Kristan Hellige at kristan-hellige@uiowa.edu if you are interested in taking photos of this production during a dress rehearsal.

 

TICKETS:

$14 Adults

$8 Seniors (65+)

$8 Students & Youth

Free UI Students (with valid ID)

 

Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.

 

For more information on all upcoming University of Iowa Department of Dance performances, please visit the Arts Iowa calendar at arts.uiowa.edu.

 

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The Department of Dance is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa. The University of Iowa Department of Dance provides an environment conducive to comprehensive training in performance, choreography, and theoretical studies in the framework of a liberal arts education by integrating dance and general studies to establish a foundation for artistic production and intellectual development. The Dance program is based upon the central premise that both art and education are extensions of the total humanistic endeavor, and that by developing creative artists and nurturing the art of dance in higher education, individuals may be empowered to enrich and further the arts in our society in relevant, diverse, and meaningful ways. For more information on our upcoming performances, please visit us online at arts.uiowa.edu. For more information on the Department of Dance, please visit us online at dance.uiowa.edu. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram and find us on Facebook.

For more information contact:

Kristan Hellige, Marketing Specialist
The University of Iowa

Division of Performing Arts, Theatre Arts & Dance
93 E. Burlington Street, 1400P VOX
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
319.335.3213
kristan-hellige@uiowa.edu