Spring Dance Concert April 11-13

St. Davids, PA, April 2, 2014. Eastern University Dance presents Restoration, a Spring dance concert of rejuvenating new works by Eastern’s Dance faculty and students. Restoration celebrates the long-awaited arrival of spring through entertaining and thought-provoking dances, including a special hip-hop-infused character piece by guest choreographer Clyde Evans. Performances are Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at 8 PM, and Sunday, April 13 at 3 PM in McInnis Auditorium on the Eastern University campus at 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA 19087.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for students and seniors, and $5 with an Eastern University ID. New! Purchase tickets online: easternarts.ticketleap.com 

Tickets may also be reserved by calling 610-225-5545.

“This year’s Spring Dance Concert, Restoration, is a journey inward, the process of moving through hardships, reflection, and the intellectual, physical and spiritual ability for the body to be restored,” said Stephen Welsh, visiting assistant professor of dance, Eastern University. “Each year the students and faculty work hard to bring high quality and though-provoking pieces to the stage. We are proud of the pieces on display this year, and look forward to sharing the performances with the Eastern University campus and community.”

The concert includes a wide variety of performance types, with something for everyone, including a flowing ballet, an energetic African dance, a commentary on interactive Zombie games, and a portrayal of a futuristic society derailed by big government. 

About Eastern University Dance

The Dance Program of Eastern University provides dance education in a Christian setting, enabling students who are interested in careers in dance to integrate their faith with the discipline of dance. The program approaches the study of dance in a comprehensive manner, balancing the academic curriculum with performance production. The development of satisfactory technical performance is supported by engagement with historical, socio-cultural and aesthetic theory, exploration of creative potential, and instruction in pedagogical practice. The course work and community environment engage with individuals on physical, intellectual, social and emotional levels anchored in Christian spirituality-shaping a dance professional.

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