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Dec. 6-8: Fall Dance Concert

Performances are in Ted Paul Theatre.

2019-12-09
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre & Dance News Release, 11-25-2019

Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Mankato Theatre & Dance Department.
Photographer: Dan Norman, Choreography: Julie Kerr-Berry

MANKATO – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Theatre & Dance will present the 2019 Fall Dance Concert Dec. 6 and 7 and the Student Dance Showcase on Dec. 8 in the Ted Paul Theatre in the Earley Center for Performing Arts.

The Dec. 6 and 7 performances will be a full-length concert featuring eight pieces choreographed by both faculty and students and featuring 44 student performers. The Dec. 8 performance is a Student Dance Showcase, which is choreographed, designed, produced and performed by students.

The dance concert will feature a contemporary ballet performance choreographed by Andreas guest artist and Minnesota State Mankato adjunct faculty member Allison Doughty Marquesen. The piece is fast-paced and high energy, and features exciting ballet steps that are sure to make it an audience favorite. The concert also features work from three other guest artists from Minnesota State Mankato: Timothy Berry, Michael Thursby and Gwen Nell Westerman.

The 2019 Fall Dance Concert is at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6, and 2 p.m. on Dec. 7.
The Student Dance Showcase is on Dec. 8 at 12 p.m.

Tickets are $10 regular, $9 for seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more; and $8 for Minnesota State Mankato students for the fall dance concert. Tickets for the student showcase are $5 and available at the door.

The Box Office is open 4-6 p.m. weekdays in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center, or buy single tickets online at MSUTheatre.com. Call the Box Office at 507-389-6661.

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