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Peace College Dance Company Presents Spring 2010 Concert

By on March 31, 2010 1:26 pm

The Peace College Dance Company presents its Spring 2010 Concert, featuring pieces choreographed by students, alumnae and company Director Beth Wright.  The concert will run Thursday, April 8, through Saturday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Leggett Theatre.

 

Tickets: $8 general admission; $5 students, seniors and N.C. Dance Alliance members. For information or reservations please contact bwright@peace.edu, (919) 508-2333.

 

The Peace College Dance Company is an ensemble of dancers interested in continuing the pursuit of dance while cultivating their college education.  It is a semi-professional dance company focusing on modern dance and exploring all dance modalities.  A wide range of opportunities enable company members to expand their movement and cultural experiences.  Students perform four to six times per year and have multiple opportunities to work with guest artists as well as develop their own choreography.  Guest artists have included internationally and nationally renowned artists such as Dr. Chuck Davis (African American Dance Ensemble), Christal Brown (Urban Bush Women, Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co.), Monique Newton (Philadanco), Michelle Pearson (Liz Lerman Dance Exchange), Kirstie Tice (Cats), Tiffany Rhynard (Rhynard And Dancers), Chrissy Pressley (Urban Gypsies, Gamble/Van Dyke Company), Betsy Ward-Hutchinson (Even Exchange), Joan Nicholas-Walker (NickWalk Dance Project), Susan Quinn, Shara English, 2 Near the Edge (LD Burris, Keval Kaur Khalsa), and Katherine Ferrier.  Masterclasses have included African Dance, Ashtanga Yoga, Jazz, Capoeria, Contact Improvisation, Composition, Belly Dance, and others.

 

 

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