Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble to Present "Gather 'Round...and Dance!"

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: November 6, 2009 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance will present Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble in "Gather 'Round...and Dance!" at 8 p.m. Dec. 3-5 and 2 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Black Box Theatre, Center for the Arts, on the UB North Campus.

Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble is directed by Melanie Aceto and Associate Director Joyce Miller Lichtenberger. Company members will perform new dance works created by faculty choreographers Aceto, Jeanne Fornarola, Lichtenberger and Kerry Ann Ring, as well as guest choreographer Tim Goodman and invited student choreographers Alexa Berkowitz, Amanda Glowacki, Nicole Klerer and Angela Todaro. In keeping with the diverse traditions of the company, the concert includes eclectic music ranging from John Hanks and Christian Orlo, to an original score by Drew Fornarola, as well as diverse themes ranging from the extraordinary to the sentimental: aliens and other life forms, women pirates, the role of individualism within a group and personal reality.

Tickets for Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble's "Gather 'Round...and Dance!" are $10 general admission. Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts Box Office from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and all Ticketmaster locations, including ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets, call 1-800-745-3000. For group sales, call 716-645-6771. For more information, call 716-645-2787.