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April 23, 2008

UI Dance Department presents undergraduate concert May 1-3

The University of Iowa Department of Dance will present an undergraduate concert at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 1-3, in the Space Place Theatre of UI North Hall.

The program, selected through a faculty adjudication process, will feature:

--Erin Zintek's self-performed solo "IM Moral," set to music by John Lennon and Vijay Iyer.
--Holly Shipper's large ensemble piece "Some Things Never Change," inspired by the tradition of jazz dance on Broadway, with recorded music by Doris Day, Stanley Black and Jack Hylton.
--Kaitlin Schutte's quartet "One," a contemporary ballet set to music by Eric Whitacre.
--"In Attention to Inattention" by Amy Jacobus, a quintet set to music by Elvis Costello, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Nine Inch Nails, Phantom Planet and ft (the Shadow Government).
--"Heeled," choreographed by Trevor Szuba-Schneider in collaboration with Aya Wilson, set to music by Matt Monro, Sounds of the Casino and Josh Wink.
--Anna Adams Stark's "Many Declarations," a septet set to music by Calexico.
--Shadowplay" by Debbie Handelsman, set to taiko drumming from Cirque du Soleil.
--Carrie Nicastro's "Exurgency," a quartet about how different cultures view fate, set to music by Zoe Keating.

Admission is $12 (UI students $6; free admission for children under 12).

Tickets may be purchased in advance from the University Box Office in the Iowa Memorial Union. In addition to window sales at the Iowa Memorial Union, the University Box Office may be reached by phone at 319-335-3041 or toll-free 800-346-4401. The fax number is 319-335-3407. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday. In addition to cash and checks, the University Box Office accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover cards.

Any remaining tickets will be on sale at the door.

The Department of Dance is a unit in the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500

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