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Spring Dance Theatre Concert April 5-9
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
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
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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