Save the Dates for Belhaven Dance

July 24, 2012 (Jackson) - This year, a series of special performances from Belhaven University’s Dance Department will showcase the talents of its dance students and faculty. Belhaven is one of a few places in Mississippi where audiences can enjoy quality dance performances with a variety of styles from classical ballet to contemporary, modern dance. All performances are open to the public and free for Belhaven students, faculty, staff and children 12 and under.

Cynthia Newland, Chair of the Dance Department, said, “These unique and original dances choreographed by the creative members of our dance faculty, seasoned guest artists and students who are studying dance choreography will show an array of artistic expressions.“

Mark your calendars to what promises to be an exciting year for Belhaven’s nationally accredited dance program.

FALL SEMESTER - 2012

COMMUNITY DANCE CONCERT
September 15 at 7:30 P.M., Concert Hall

Members of Belhaven University dance faculty join together with Belhaven alumni and other local dance artists to offer an inspiring and exciting evening of dance. General Admission $10, Seniors/Students/ Children $5. Complimentary admission for children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open at 7:00 P.M.

SENIOR DANCE CONCERTS
October 25, 26 at 7:30 P.M., Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

Graduating BA and BFA students proudly present creative original senior projects exhibiting the culmination of their dance studies. Come experience the passion and maturity evident in these inspiring dance artists, writers, performers and choreographers. General Admission $8, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open at 7:00 P.M.

FALL DANCE CONCERT
November 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 at 7:30 P.M.
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center (plus matinee on November 15 at 11:00 A.M.)

The Fall Dance Concert is a showcase of choreography by dance faculty and guest artists, presented by the Belhaven University DanceEnsemble. Styles for the evening include classical and contemporary ballet and traditional and contemporary modern. General Admission $10, Seniors/Students/ Children $5. Complimentary admission for children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open at 7:00 P.M.,10:30 A.M. for Thursday matinee. (Guests are asked to bring a canned good for donation to the local food bank).

DOXA FALL DANCE CONCERT
November 28 & 29 at 7:30 P.M., Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center

This event highlights emerging young creative artists’ choreography and performance which is produced by members of DOXA, the dance department’s student led organization. General Admission $2, Complimentary admission for Children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open at 7:00 P.M.

SPRING SEMESTER - 2013

DANCE MINISTRY ENSEMBLE
February 14-16 at 7:30 P.M., (plus matinee on February 14 at 11:00 A.M.)
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center

An evening of dance presentation aimed to bring inspiration and encouragement to the soul. General Admission $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. on February 15, 16 and 10:30 A.M. on February 14.

SENIOR DANCE CONCERTS
February 27, 28 and March 1, 2
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

Wednesday, February 27 - Concert A - 7:30 P.M.
Thursday, February 28 - Concert B – 11:00 A.M.
Thursday, February 28 – Concert C – 7:30 P.M.

Friday, March 1 – Concert A – 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, March 2 - Concert B - 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, March 2 – Concert C – 1:00 P.M.

Graduating BFA students proudly present creative original senior projects exhibiting the culmination of their dance studies. Come experience the passion and maturity evident in these inspiring young performers and choreographers. General Admission $8, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert.

SPRING DANCE PRODUCTION
April 5, 6, 11, 13 - Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center

Friday, April 5 – 6:30 P.M.
Saturday, April 6 – 1:00 P.M. and 6:30 P.M.
Thursday, April 11 – 11:00 A.M.
Friday, April 12 – 6:30 P.M.
Saturday, April 13 – 1:00 P.M. and 6:30 P.M.

A fun-filled choreographic production for the entire family by the Belhaven University dance faculty performed by the Belhaven University Dance Ensemble. General Admission $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Children (12 and under), Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert.

For more information about any of the performances, please call the dance office at (601) 965-1400.


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