MTSU Dance Theatre fall concert showcases students’, guests’ talent

MTSU dancers will welcome guest artists and a Nashville troupe to campus Nov. 19-21 for the Fall Dance Concert, “Collage, A Collection of Dances,” to showcase their talent and training in the MTSU Dance Theatre’s 12th anniversary season.

Fall 2015 Dance Concert poster webPerformances are set at 7:30 each evening in MTSU’s Tucker Theatre.

Tickets for the MTSU Arts production, sponsored by Ascend Federal Credit Union, are $10 for adults and $5 for K-12 students and MTSU staff. MTSU students will be admitted free with a valid student ID.

Assistant professor Marsha Barsky, director of MTSU’s dance program in the Department of Theatre and Dance, said this fall’s event will highlight original choreography from MTSU students and faculty members.

“Collage” also will feature performances by visiting guest artists Amanda K. Miller and Lindsay Pierce and a special presentation on Saturday, Nov. 21 from the Nashville-based “Fall Dance.”

“Fall Dance incorporates aerial dance and traditional dance elements to create innovative, exciting and unexpected dances,” Barsky explained. “We would love for you to join us for an enthralling evening of dance.”

Tickets may be purchased online at www.mtsu.edu/mtsuarts or at the door one hour before each performance. A searchable campus map with parking details is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParking2015-16.

“The MTSU Dance Theatre provides students with exciting opportunities to develop professionally-oriented dance training,” Barsky said, noting the group’s regular performances on campus as well as in national and international venues over the years.

“By providing high-quality performances to MTSU and local audiences, the MTSU Dance Theatre aims to enrich the campus and local communities’ awareness and appreciation of concert dance by presenting work that is both entertaining and thought-provoking.”

For more information, call 615-494-8810 or visit the MTSU Dance Program website, www.mtsu.edu/dance.

— Gina E. Fann (gina.fann@mtsu.edu)