IUP Dance Theater Presents a Journey Through the Cosmos

Posted on 11/5/2019 4:34:15 PM

StargazerThe Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present “Stargazer,” a production of the IUP Dance Theater. Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton with original score by David Martynuik, the production will run November 15–16 at 7:00 p.m. and November 17 at 2:00 p.m. in the Zink Dance Auditorium on the IUP campus.

IUP Dance Theater invites audiences to take a wondrous journey through the cosmos. The talented student performers of the IUP Dance Theater, along with visiting and resident guest artists, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe through movement and original music.

Notable professional visiting and resident guest musicians Rosemary Engelstad, Wendy Olson Posner, Melissa Hernandez, Daphne Benichou, Andrea Kleesattel, and Michael Kingan play the beautiful orchestration, along with the vocal talent of Joseph Baunoch. Visiting guest choreographer Shana Simmons and resident choreographers Anna Ponak-Shively, Lindsey Grove, and Katherine Gutmann create the unique and engaging astral images and stories with the collaborated work of costume designer Nancy Pipkin Hutchinson and lighting/visual image designer Ethan Hollinger.

Tickets for this event are available for purchase online through the Lively Arts website or by calling the ticket hotline at 724-357-1313. They can also be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Ticket Office in Fisher Auditorium. Any seats remaining will be sold at the door starting one hour prior to the performance. Tickets are priced at $15 for regular admission, $12 for ages 60+, military and I-Card, and $10 for students and 18 and under. Online tickets are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The ticket hotline and ticket office in Fisher Auditorium are open from noon to 5:00 p.m. weekdays. The ticket office is closed for university holidays. For more information on this and other events as well as group tickets within the Lively Arts, call 724-357-2787 (ARTS) or email lively-arts@iup.edu.

IUP Dance Theater is produced by the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance, and the College of Fine Arts. It is funded, in part, by the IUP Student Cooperative Association. The Lively Arts, a program of the College of Fine Arts, presents nearly 200 performances, programs, and exhibits annually.