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UNCSA Contemporary Dancers to Present New Choreography
March 30-April 3 in De Mille Theatre

WINSTON-SALEM -- The annual Emerging Choreographers concert, a first look at the artists who will shape tomorrow’s dance world, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. March 30-31 and April 1-3 and 2:00 p.m. April 3 in the Agnes de Mille Theatre on the campus of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem. The performances are free, but reservations are encouraged. For more information or to make reservations, call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945 or visit www.uncsa.edu/performances.

Emerging Choreographers is a presentation of new choreographic works by senior contemporary dance students. The concert is a culmination of three years of intensive compositional studies, which make up a portion of the contemporary dance curriculum. The works will be performed by contemporary dance students and will showcase UNCSA’s most talented choreographers and dancers. 

This year’s concert will feature Two In A Row by Amanda Adams, This I’ll Defend by Alysha Perrin, Year Of The Pine by Elizabeth Roach, They by Andrew Bechtold, Breathing With Bobby by Justin D. Melvin, Warrior Rabbits On The High Seas by Roxanne Palladino, See The Light by Monica Williams, Laughing Kookaburra by Seve Foster, What Lies Between Us by Rachel Sutter, and Push The Limit by Rebekah Pleasant.

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is the first state-supported, residential school of its kind in the nation. Established as the North Carolina School of the Arts by the N.C. General Assembly in 1963, UNCSA opened in Winston-Salem (“The City of the Arts”) in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972. More than 1,100 students from middle school through graduate school train for careers in the arts in five professional schools: Dance, Design and Production (including a Visual Arts Program), Drama, Filmmaking, and Music. UNCSA is the state’s only public arts conservatory, dedicated entirely to the professional training of talented students in the performing, visual and moving image arts. Internationally renowned conductor John Mauceri has been chancellor of UNCSA since 2006. UNCSA is located at 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.