‘Fall for Dance’ Featuring a Variety of Styles
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.– A perennial favorite, “Fall for
Dance,” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21-23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in the
Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State
University’s River Campus.
“Fall for Dance” will feature a variety of dance styles, from
classical ballet to modern and from tap to jazz, all guaranteed to
dazzle and amaze.
The concert will include a brilliant dance program of
wonderfully original pieces choreographed by faculty members, guest
professionals and students. Artistic coordinator of the event is Marc
Strauss, professor of theatre and dance.
As with previous concerts, pre-performance talks with
selected student and faculty choreographers and performers will be held
at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 21-23 and at 1:15 p.m. Nov. 24 in the River Campus
Atrium in front of the "Inland Waterways: The Highways of our Heritage"
mural. The pre-performance talks will offer audience members insights,
prior to the event, into some of the pieces featured on the program.
“The concert is loaded with original works from faculty and
students and a work from our special guest choreographer, Jennifer
Archibald, a graduate of the world-class Alvin Ailey School and the
founder and artistic director of Arch Dance Company,” said Dr. Phil
Nacy, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance. “We’re very excited
to have Jennifer teach our students one of her creative and exciting
Financial assistance for the event was provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box
Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St.,
weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by calling (573) 651-2265, or by
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