Nov. 30-Dec. 2: 2023 Fall Dance Concert

Thursday, November 30, 2023
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Opening concert

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Performing Arts News Release

MANKATO – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Performing Arts will present the 2023 Fall Dance Concert Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and the Student Dance Showcase on Dec. 3 in the Ted Paul Theatre in the Earley Center for Performing Arts.

The Nov. 30-Dec. 2 performances are full-length concerts featuring 39 student performers. The concert will include four pieces choreographed by faculty, two pieces choreographed by guest artists, and two pieces choreographed by students. Also included are two dance pieces from new faculty member Yukina Sato, who joined the department in August.

The Dec. 3 performance is a Student Dance Showcase, which is choreographed, designed, produced and performed by students.

The weekend's events will also celebrate the career of Julie Kerr-Berry, who retired from Minnesota State University, Mankato in July 2023. Kerr-Berry worked at the University for 35 years, ending her time as the director of the Dance Program and then the chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance.

The 2023 Fall Dance Concert is at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 2. The Student Dance Showcase is on Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 regular price, $9 for seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more; and $5 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 Call the Box Office at 507-389-6661.


Corrie Eggimann