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Dancing In Our Time
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Dancing In Our Time

Artistic Director: Sherrie Barr
Resident Choreographers: Sherrie Barr and Joni Starr
Guest Choreographers including Carolyn Pavlick, Heather Vaughan Southard and Jin-Wen Yu (Provost Visiting Faculty Program)

The RCAH Auditorium in Snyder/Phillips Hall

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - 7:30p.m.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 7:30p.m.
Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 7:30p.m.
Friday, February 26, 2010 - 8:00p.m.
Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 2:00p.m.
Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 8:00p.m.
Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 2:00p.m.

"A time to laugh … a time to embrace … a time to dance.” - José Limón

Dancing In Our Time, under the artistic direction of Sherrie Barr. Come and experience a mélange of styles and choreographic premieres. This concert exposes the audience to the gravity defying world of dance and features choreography by Provost Visiting Faculty Artist, Jin-Wen Yu.


Artistic Director pre-show talk Sunday, February 28, 2010 @ 1:15 PM

Talk Back on Thursday, February 25, 2010. (Following the performance)

Topic: Student rehearsal assistants will be sharing insights of the each choreographic process, from the magic of inspiration to the discipline of rehearsal.


*Sherrie Barr’s choreography is supported through IRGP. The dance will feature elders of the Burcham Retirement Community Center who have been working with student dancers since September 2008.

Lansing State Journal: Modern dance experience transforms two 'old ladies' (PDF)

**All works will be premieres


Tickets are available from the Wharton Center Box Office, 1.800.WHARTON,whartoncenter.com

The box office at the RCAH Auditorium opens one (1) hour prior to the show with doors opening 30 minutes prior. All tickets sold at the RCAH Box Office are payable in cash, by check or credit card. Checks must be made payable to Michigan State University and contain a printed address. A valid driver’s license is required to purchase by check. Seating is limited.