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Dance ’12: Winterplay at Kent State Features Diverse Program by Dance Faculty

Posted Nov. 12, 2012
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Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance will
present Dance ’12: Winterplay, an evening of choreography
created by dance faculty members on Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

The Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance will present an evening of choreography created by dance faculty members on Nov. 30 – Dec. 2Dance ’12: Winterplay will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. at the E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Dr.

Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for Kent State faculty, staff and alumni, $12 for seniors, and $8 for students under 18 years of age or with a college ID.  Tickets are free for all Kent Campus, full-time, undergraduate students. Tickets can be reserved by calling the Performing Arts Box Office at 330-672-ARTS (2787) or through Box office hours are Monday – Friday, from noon – 5 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance.  E. Turner Stump Theatre is fully accessible and has ample, free parking.

The concert highlights the versatility and diverse artistic approaches of the Kent State dance faculty members Kimberly Karpanty, Erin LaSala, Joan Meggitt, Bill Sallak, Erin Smith and Barbara Allegra Verlezza.  Faculty, student and alumni dancers will perform world premieres of modern dance and jazz works, and members of Akros Percussion Collective –Matthew Dudack, Jeff Neitzke and Dance Music Director Bill Sallak – will perform “Musique de Tables” by Thierry de Mey. 

Dance ’12 is a collaboration between faculty and students in the School of Theatre and Dance and involves more than 75 dancers, designers, faculty members, crewmembers and staff.  Actor and director Eric van Baars, who will provide background information and insights about each piece prior to its performance, will host the concert.