March 23, 1998
Dance Theatre to Perform April 1-4
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre will present its annual spring concert April 1-4 at 8 p.m. in the Blanche Davis Theatre of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students, children and senior citizens.
The concert will offer a variety of dance styles and techniques with a unique blend of professional and student choreography.
Jocelyn Gorham, a member of Ragamala Music and Dance Theater of Minneapolis, has created two classical Indian dances for the concert. Gorham has an extensive background in modern and Middle Eastern dance and has performed with the Nancy Hauser Dance Company, Jawaahir Dance Company and the Children's Theater Company. Risa Persian, founder of the Precipice Dance Company in Minneapolis, will perform a solo and has choreographed two dance pieces based on Margolis Brown techniques. Ricardo Suarez from St. Paul, Minn., will return as guest choreographer to share his inventive and technically demanding work. An addition to this year's concert is choreography by Torrion Amie, a Twin Cities hip-hop choreographer.
The concert will feature the creative works of student choreographers Mary Aguilar, Haley Lasche, Liz Martinson, Ellen Reckelberg and Stephanie Schotter, followed by a 38-member group piece choreographed by Director Karla Zhe.
For more information, call 715/425-3131. For ticket information, call 715-425-3114.