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River North Dance Chicago Company Visits UW Jan. 31


January 23, 2013 — River North Dance Chicago Company will open the University of Wyoming’s spring Cultural Programs series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the UW Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Tickets cost $28 for the public and $24 for students and senior citizens. To purchase tickets for coming performances, see the Fine Arts box office website at http://uwyo.edu/finearts.

River North Dance Chicago Company (RNDCC) is one of Chicago’s leading dance companies specializing in preserving jazz-based contemporary dance. Founded in 1989 by four visionary dancers/choreographers, the company has received critical acclaim nationally and internationally.

“From high drama to low comedy, from torch songs to lyrical love duets, and from abstract modernism to jazzy ballroom style, River North is a contemporary company that can do it all, with technical splendor to boot,” says a Chicago Sun-Times review.

The Chicago-based company produces, promotes and presents dance; makes vital connections between dancers and audiences; creates partnerships and collaborations; assists in the professional development of dancers, choreographers and dance professionals; participates in cultural programming; and advocates dance and dance education.

To learn more about RNDCC, visit http://www.rivernorthchicago.com/.

The UW Cultural Programs series features a variety of world-renowned performers. The Cultural Programs' spring series also will feature jazz pianist Eldar Djangirov (Feb. 8); NOTA a cappella group (Feb. 22); pianist Stephen Hough (Feb. 28); the Aquila Theatre performance of “Cyrano de Bergerac” (March 7); and violinist Ray Chen (April 9).

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River North Dance Chicago Company will open the University of Wyoming’s spring Cultural Programs series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the UW Arts and Sciences auditorium.

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