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Release: Nov. 27, 2001

UI dance department will present new student works in fall Space/Place Concert

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa dance department will present the best recent choreography created by students in the department in the fall Space/Place Concert at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, in the Space/Place Theatre of UI North Hall.

Admission to the Space/Place Concert will be $10 ($5 for UI students and free to children 12 and younger).

The concert will feature 10 new works -- solos, duets, trios and small group works featuring a wide variety of music and text:

-- Pointe Piece (Untitled) and "Shelter" by Peggy Mead-Finizio;

-- "Silent Speaking" and "Courtesan" by Jennifer Medina;

-- "Telescope" by Tracy Vacura;

-- "Dysphonia" by Tony Orrico;

-- "Jogging in Central Park At Night" by Dawn Poirier;

-- Duet (Untitled) by Abby Nelson; and

-- "The Ya Ya Sisterhood" by Kathy Burnett.

A faculty adjudication panel selected the works on the concert from among dances submitted in audition by the choreographers.

Tickets are available in advance from the University Box Office in the Iowa Memorial Union, 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 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Any remaining tickets will be on sale at the door. In addition to cash and checks, the University Box Office accepts MasterCard, Visa , American Express and Discover cards.

The dance department is part of the UI Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For UI arts information, visit www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa on the World Wide Web. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, contact <deborah-thumma@uiowa.edu>.