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Adelphi University Presents ‘Dance Adelphi Spring: Ephemeral Diversions’

‘Dance Adelphi Spring: Ephemeral Diversions,' is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at 2:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m., in the Olmsted Theatre of the AUPAC.

 
PRLog - Apr. 23, 2012 - The distinguished faculty and seasoned choreographers of the Adelphi University Dance Department brings you the debut of new works of ballet and modern techniques through ‘Dance Adelphi Spring: Ephemeral Diversions.’ The Dance Adelphi performances are scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at 2:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m., in the Olmsted Theatre of the AUPAC. Choreographers Frank Augustyn, Catherine Denisot-Lawrence, Orion Duckstein, and Adelheid B. Strelick, will present four pieces: ‘Napoli (Pas De Six)’, ‘Change of Heart’, ‘Love 15 (It’s a Drag, Baby)’ and ‘Lebensabschnittsgefährte.’

All pieces with the exclusion of ‘Napoli’ will premiere as brand new dances. Denisot-Lawrence brings to you ‘Change of Heart’ which according to her was conceived and inspired after listening to the music of Beethoven, Opus 18, “The music is light and ethereal and has an upbeat quality, yet there is an air of indecision—and a change of heart if you will—in the Adagio section. This prompts a feeling of insouciance and variability which is demonstrated through the interactions and relationships of the dancers.” Strelick choreographs ‘Lebensabschnittsgefährte’ which literally means life partner. Her routine is inspired by an installation by the French Artist, Sophie Calle, relating to the German saying, “why be simple, when you can be beautifully complicated."

Tickets for Dance Adelphi Spring are on sale now at the Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office and will be available at the door. Tickets for Dance Adelphi price from $7-$15, with discounts for students, alumni, and senior citizens. To learn more about the AUPAC 2011-2012 seasons: call the AUPAC Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or visit http://www.aupac.adelphi.edu.

About Dance Adelphi and the Dance Degree: Students majoring in dance, have the chance to perfect their skills in small classes, taught by dedicated faculty and through workshops, senior projects and showcases. Dance Adelphi is one such performance opportunity where the dance degree program’s excellent reputation comes to view, as students perform new pieces choreographed by the dance department’s renowned faculty and choreographers. Adelphi graduates have succeeded in many areas of dance, pursuing careers as performers in dance companies, and other disciplines including, dance journalism, dance therapy, dance lighting and design, dance on television, and commercial theatre. Other graduates have entered the teaching profession and hold positions in both academic and professional areas.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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