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The Hartt School Announces its 2011-2012 Dance Season

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The Hartt School is proud to announce its 2011-2012 Dance Division season performance schedule. Admission to each performance is $20 with discounts for seniors, students, and groups. Tickets are available 6 weeks prior to each show. Please call the University Box Office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587 or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt for tickets and up-to-date scheduling information for all performances.

The fall Senior Dance Concert, featuring graduating seniors who will present their own choreographic works plus solos set on them by professional choreographers from around the nation, takes place Friday, October 28, at 7:30 PM, and Saturday, October 29, at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Performances are in The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation Theater at the Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center, 35 Westbourne Parkway, Hartford.

Hartt's fall main stage concert, Hartt Dances, features works by legendary choreographers such as Jose Limón (re-staged by Nina Watt), Martha Graham (re-staged by Peggy Layman-Hayes), and George Balanchine, as well as world premieres by Katie Stevinson-Nollet and Stephen Pier. Performances are Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 20, at 3:00 PM. Performances are held in Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford.

The spring Senior Dance Concert also features the choreography of graduating seniors and their performances of works set on them by professional choreographers from around the nation. This concert is presented on Friday, March 9, at 7:30 PM, and Saturday, March 10, at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Performances are in The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation Theater at the Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center, 35 Westbourne Parkway, Hartford.

The spring main stage dance concert, Hartt Dances, takes place on Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, April 29, at 3:00 PM, and performances are in Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford.

The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford that offers innovative degree programs in music, dance, and theatre. Founded in 1920, Hartt has been an integral part of the University of Hartford since its charter merged the then Hartt School of Music, the Hartford Art School, and Hillyer College to create the University in 1957. 2010 markEd Hartt's 90th year of providing world class performing arts education to students in Greater-Hartford and around the world. With more than 400 concerts, recitals, plays, master classes, dance performances, and musical theatre productions a year, performance is central to Hartt's curriculum. For more information about The Hartt School, visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

Photo by: John Long
Pictured: Current Hartt Dance Students Sean Hatch and Annastasia Duffany


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