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UB Department of Theatre and Dance to Present Emerging Choreographers Showcase

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: November 28, 2012

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University at Buffalo will present the Emerging Choreographers Showcase on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 1 and 2 at 2 p.m. The performances will be in the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

The Emerging Choreographers Showcase is a dance concert of new works by invited, advanced-level UB student choreographers. The concert, directed by Associate Professor Melanie Aceto, features 10 new works by choreographers Dana Bojarski, Chelsea Crane, Melissa Hunt, Alyssa Infranco, Kate Kenyon, Ashley Peters, Julie Spendal, Marlee Sroka and Jessica Waltz. The works explore themes that include the heightening of senses, limitations of space as well as the expansion of space above the audience, and the social issues of human trafficking and women in the workforce.

Tickets for Emerging Choreographers Showcase are $20 general admission and $10 for students. Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and tickets.com. To charge tickets call 1-888-223-6000. For more information call 716-645-2787 or visit http://www.ubcfa.org.