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Spring Dance Theatre Concert April 5-9

MARCH 17, 2005--The UW-RF Dance Theatre will present its annual spring concert April 5 - 9 at 8 p.m in the Davis Theatre of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building on campus. The concert will consist of a unique blend of choreography by faculty, students and special guests.

Guest choreographer Todd Bierbrauer will present "A Touch of Aloha," a cultural dance history and background performed in three sections. The piece will begin with an opening chant "Ano Ai," which will continue into an ancient Kaiko hula titled: "Ano Ai' Ku' I' We' I." The midsection will consist of a song or Mele titled: "Lunaha'I."
Bierbrauer's piece will conclude with "Kuwili," which will feature the use of bamboo sticks.

UW-RF dance instructor Torrion Amie and former UW-RF student Ricardo Suarez will also showcase pieces. Amie will direct a tango-based ballroom dance. Suarez, who has choreographed and danced at UW-RF since 1988, will present "Serenities Oasis."

Student choreographers Nakati Kakosso and Ruby Lanoux will feature styles ranging from African dance to contemporary lyrical styles. Dance Theatre will also feature Lanoux in a solo piece. Mari Kline will conclude the concert with a large group piece performed by the 32 members of Dance Theatre.

Ticket prices are $5 for students and children and $7 for adults. Tickets will be available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 28-April 9, and Tuesday and Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the box office in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. They will also be sold at the box office before each performance from 7 to 8 p.m. Ticket reservations are recommended. For further information on the spring concert, call 715/425-3131. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 715/425-3114.
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