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UW Theatre and Dance to Present Original Dance Concert

Feb. 20, 2007 -- The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present a spring dance concert “the body through which the dream flows...” March 1-4 on the Fine Arts Center mains stage.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. March 1-3, and at 2 p.m. March 3-4. Tickets cost $7 for students, $11 for senior citizens (60 and older) and $14 for others. For tickets and information call (307) 766-6666 or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

The dance concert brings stories and portraits of women center stage, featuring original choreography by dance faculty member Margaret Wilson. It explores and celebrates the embodiment of creativity in women through time.

Wilson's concert juxtaposes narrative sketches of influential women with choreographic interpretations of their spirit and vision. Dancers performing solos and duets and in small ensemble pieces are balanced by larger, celebratory ensemble works. Composite sketches of the creative spirit in different relationships across disciplines and through time will be presented.

The women profiled include Hildegard of Bingen, Marie Curie, Loie Fuller, Frida Kahlo, Barbara McClintock, Ayn Rand, Georgia O'Keefe, Isabelle Allende, Elizabeth Bishop and Virginia Woolf.

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The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present a spring dance concert “the body through which the dream flows...” March 1-4 on the Fine Arts Center mains stage. The work features original choreography by dance faculty member Margaret Wilson. (UW Photo)

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2007

 

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