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 from modern to classical to unique collaborations.
View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.
Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
Daloy Dance Company from the Philippines was formed by the
acclaimed contemporary dancer Ea Torrado. The company uses its platform as an
outlet to discuss societal controversies that are often shared challenges around the world, from culture to culture. On their
first tour in the United States, they have assembled a community of dance
artists and collaborators from across this great south Asian archipelago.
4 and 5, 2016, at 7:00 pm; November
6, 2016, at 2:00 pm; Zink
Hall Dance Theater
When a young bride-to-be receives
a visit from a former paramour on her wedding day, a family blood feud threatens
the celebration and sparks a deadly dance of love and deception, family and
revenge, beauty and betrayal in this performance based upon Garcia Lorca’s
Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 8:00 p.m; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
Catch a glimpse of India through this sensual, colorful performance of Taj Express: The Bollywood Music Review. Direct from Mumbai, India, Taj Express fuses traditional Bollywood and modern flare, combining western and eastern culture. This extravaganza
will have the audience on the edge of their seat. Come celebrate Valentine’s Day in Bollywood.
8, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher
Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
IUP Dance Theater and IUP Percussion Ensemble once again combine talent to
unfold a new adaptation of Nolan and Johnson’s idyllic sci-fi story Logan’s Run through the powerful music
of Genesis and Phil Collins.
Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices
60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP
September 10–November 6, University Museum
The Awakening of Spring
October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove