Zodiaque Dance Company to Present Fall Dance Concert Oct. 17-20 and Oct. 24-27

By Kelli Bocock-Natale

Release Date: September 30, 2002 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The UB Department of Theatre and Dance will present "1, 2, 3, 4…Countdown to Celebration 30," the fall dance concert of Zodiaque Dance Company, Oct. 17-20 and Oct. 24-27 in the Drama Theatre in Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. Performances, which will be held at 8 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays, are sponsored by WBFO-FM.

For more than a quarter of a century Zodiaque Dance Company has provided both a performing and educational focus for students, faculty and guests choreographers in UB's Department of Theatre and Dance. In "1, 2, 3, 4…Countdown to Celebration 30," the company will celebrate the breadth, power and invention of concert dance. The company remains committed to creative exchanges among its members and guest choreographers and continues to offer audiences the thrill of young dancers performing a tremendous variety of techniques and dance styles.

Zodiaque Dance Company was established 29 years ago by Linda Swiniuch and currently is under the direction of Tom Ralabate. The company is comprised of students in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Faculty choreographers include Tressa Gorman Crehan, Eileen Lambert and William E. Thomas.

Guest choreographers include Leslie Wexler, Mary Farris and Michelle Rose Willadsen.

Tickets for Zodiaque Dance Company are $12 for the general public and $5 for seniors and students. Tickets are available from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Center Box Office and at all Ticketmaster locations, including Kaufmann's. To charge tickets, call 852-5000; in Canada, call 416-870-8000. For group sales, call 645-6771. For more information, call 645-ARTS or visit the Web site at http://www.arts.buffalo.edu. The Center for the Arts is a Ticketfast location.