Hartt Dance Division presents INTERFACE November 1-2

The Dance Division of the University of Hartford's The Hartt School presents Interface, a senior dance composition production featuring works choreographed by Tessa Crawford, Lauren Curley, Rebecca DeNies, Meghan Dodd, and Haruka Tamura, and danced by the Division's talented student body. Performances are Friday, November 1, at 7:30 PM; and Saturday November 2, at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, at the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Black Box Theater, located in the Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center, 35 Westbourne Parkway, Hartford, CT. Admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors, students, alumni, and educators; and $15 each for groups of 10 or more. University of Hartford students, faculty, and staff each receive one free ticket with a valid University ID. To purchase tickets, contact the University of Hartford Box Office at 860.768.4228, 800.274.8587, or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt.

In their respective works, Crawford, DeNies, and Tamura explore the types of relationships that develop from human interaction and dependency, on both an internal and external level. Curley presents a work that is inspired by concepts presented in Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being, while Dodd's work focuses on the rawness of finding inner strength to conquer life's obstacles. In addition to choreographing their own works, each senior will be performing solos commissioned by high profile choreographers such as Jon Bond, Jaclyn K. Walsh, Rachelle Scott, Gregory Dolbashian, and Daisuke Omiya.

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.

Pictured: Interface: A Senior Dance Production (Composite of Hartt Dancers)

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