March 23, 2011/FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UNCSA CONTEMPORARY DANCE STUDENTS TO SHOWCASE NEW CHOREOGRAPHY
WINSTON-SALEM – The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance will present world premiere works by contemporary dance students in its annual Emerging Choreographers Concert, March 29-April 2.
The evening’s program is composed of 12 pieces choreographed and performed by college seniors studying contemporary dance in the UNCSA School of Dance under the tutelage of Assistant Dean Brenda Daniels.
This showcase of UNCSA’s talented student choreographers and dancers will be presented in Agnes de Mille Theatre on the UNCSA campus at 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem, at 7:30 p.m. March 29-April 2 and at 2 p.m. April 2. Admission is free, but patrons are encouraged to call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945 for reservations.
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 Arts and Innovation”) in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972. More than 1,100 students from high 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. UNCSA is located at 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.