CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: March 20, 2000
UI premier dance troupe performs at free UI Libraries event
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Dancers in Company, a UI dance tour ensemble, will perform
excerpts from its regular season program at noon April 5 as part of a Friends
of the University of Iowa Libraries public lecture event.
The performance, which will consist of choreographed movements that have
earned Dancers in Company international recognition, will take place at the
Main Library North Exhibition Hall and will include a lecture and demonstration
by members of the company. Dancers in Company is the UI's premier dance tour
troupe, and its members, students at the UI Dance Department, are led in the
2000 tour by co-artistic directors Armando Duarte and Charlotte Adams.
The demonstration is presented in association with the UI Libraries exhibit
"Celebrating Dance! Documenting Dance!" on display now through May
in the North Exhibition Hall at the Main Library.
Dancers in Company has performed in seven states and in Hong Kong at the
1990 International Dance Festival. Their 2000 tour is supported in part through
a grant from the US West Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations
in the western United States.
The Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries is an association of individuals
committed to the enrichment and growth of the University Libraries. Established
in 1964, it is one of the oldest such organizations affiliated with a university
For more information, contact the Libraries administrative offices at (319)