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Dec. 1-2: Fall Dance Concert

Events are in Ted Paul Theatre.

2017-12-04
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance News Release, 11-20-2017

The Fall Dance Concert will feature diverse work and numerous premiere pieces. (Photo by Dan Norman)

MANKATO – The 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato Fall Dance Concert will feature diverse works choreographed by faculty, students, and representatives of the renowned TU Dance company, an Andrea Guest Artist.

The program will feature ballet, tap, modern and jazz. Guest choreographers include Allison Doughty Marquesen, a Minnesota State Mankato adjunct Dance instructor; Uri Sands, artistic director and choreographer of TU Dance; and Kaitlin (Setzke) Bell, a company member of TU Dance.

About TU: Founded in 2004 by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands in Saint Paul, TU Dance is a leading voice for contemporary dance. The 10-member, professional company is acclaimed for its diverse and versatile artists, performing work that draws together modern dance, classical ballet, African-based and urban vernacular movements.

The dance concert will run 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Ted Paul Theatre, Earley Center for Performing Arts, Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Student Dance Showcase, exclusively featuring student work, will be 2 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Ted Paul.

Tickets for the Fall Dance Concert 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. Tickets for the Student Showcase are $5 and available at the door.

Contact Amanda Dyslin at 507-389-6663, or amanda.dyslin@mnsu.edu for more information.

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