BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Department of Theatre
and Dance will present Zodiaque Dance Company Oct. 17-21 in the
Drama Theatre in the Center for the Arts, UB North Campus.
126.96.36.199 -- Countdown to Celebration 40 begins the dawning of the
40th anniversary of Zodiaque Dance Company. The fall concert is a
four-day eruption of diverse programming that includes new and
recent works by faculty and distinguished guests that are performed
by current UB Theatre and Dance students.
Among the highlights of the evening are group works
choreographed by UB Dance faculty members Melanie Aceto, Tressa
Gorman Crehan, Jon Lehrer (artistic director of LehrerDance) and
Kerry Ring. Invited guest choreography includes a new work by
Nailah Bellinger, international choreographer and teaching artist
at Harvard University. Bellinger's new work is sponsored through
the generosity of First Niagara Bank.
Adding contemporary classicism to the program is a work by guest
artist John Magnus, former artistic director of Joffrey Ballet in
New York City, and now artistic director of Poland Festival Ballet.
The evening will also feature work by a 2005 graduate of UB's dance
program, Amy Van Kirk, who recently completed an MFA in dance at
the University of Arizona.
Tickets for Zodiaque Dance Company are $20 for general public
and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the
Center for the Arts Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6
p.m.). To charge tickets call 1-888-223-6000. For more information