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The dance events of this season include touring artists from around the world and IUP Dance Theater.

With a variety of performances that spans cultures and eras, there is sure to be something for almost every taste.

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Whirlwind to Oz

October 19–20 at 7:00 p.m. and October 21 at 2:00 p.m.; Zink Hall Dance Studio

IUP’s Dance Theater presents their unique account of what really happened on Dorothy’s journey to Oz.

A Whirlwind to Oz  


An Evening of Dance and Percussion

April 6 at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

IUP’s Dance Theater and Percussion Ensemble join forces for a rousing evening of music and movement.

An Evening of Dance and Percussion  


Temptation of the Muses

April 25, Thursday 8:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center

The world-renowned Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company joins with the Ahn Trio, one of classical music’s most innovative ensembles, and composer Kenji Bunch in this exciting new collaboration that integrates poetry, new music, and original dance. The combination results in a mesmerizing display of sheer aural and visual beauty.

Temptation of the Muses  


Other Events


Name is the Surface: Gemstone in the Sky

Name is the Surface

March 19- April 16

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

April 16–19

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