The 2017–18 Dance Season

  • 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.

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  • Kun-Yang Lin Dancers

    with the IUP Dance Theater

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017; 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    These superbly precise dancers combined with highly inventive choreography resonates within the soul. Using the artistic director’s Asian heritage, KYL/D is able to transport any audience to a completely new cultural setting celebrating life and the ability of dance to take of taking each viewer on a journey of self-discovery. They will also perform a piece with selected members of the IUP Dance Theater.


    Kun Yang Lin Dancers

  • Home Grown

    Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Please Note: The performance time for this event has changed from the previously published time. It will now begin at 7:00 p.m.

    The IUP Percussion Ensemble and the IUP Dance Theater combine their talents to present an evening concert featuring the original compositions and choreography of alumni, students, and faculty—all “home grown” at IUP.


    Home Grown

  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

    Monday, February 5, 2018; 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Best known as “The Trocks,” this internationally traveled group of professional male dancers performs both classical and modern dance repertoire and mix it all up by dancing en pointe—on their toes. The comedy and spectacle never stop in this artistically precise, family-friendly, colorful, and whimsical romp through a variety of dance repertoire.


    Les Ballets Trockadero
  • The Princess and the Pea…Brained

    April 6 and 7, 7:00 p.m.; April 8, 2:00 p.m.; Zink Hall Dance Theater 

    A retelling of the famous fairytale The Princess and the Pea, this version takes a few zany twists. The IUP Dance Theater presents this much-loved story bringing the oddball characters, comical situations, and timeless love story to life. This is another performance amusingly appropriate for all ages.


    The Princess and the

  • Other Upcoming Events

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices

    Photo of a Mountain for 60s, 70s, 80s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    September 10–November 6, University Museum

    Spring 177 x 133

    The Awakening of Spring

    October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove