Dance Repertory Company’s Spring Performances this Weekend
The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) and Saint Mary’s University Department of Fine and Performing Arts present the Dance Repertory Company’s production of MCA Celebrates 50 Years of Arts Excellence which opens this Thursday, March 30.
The performance, which showcases students from all of the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts programs, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30 and 31, and 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Page Theatre. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are free for Saint Mary’s students.
This year’s performance incorporates both classical and contemporary dance, including excerpts from The Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire, and Swan Lake, a 1920’s style jazz piece, and two newly commissioned dance works in the rhythm tap and contemporary dance genres. Saint Mary’s students Livy Potthoff, Elise Roxas, Kirsten Sims, Sam Wersch, Avery Wojtowicz, Brooke Woodmansey, and Nicole Wurm are dancers highlighted in the production. Additionally, several of MCA’s music division students will present both live and recorded instrumental and vocal music, and visual arts students will be displaying photo and live exhibitions of recent work.
Tickets may be purchased at the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts office, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday, or Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information about MCA or the DRC, visit https://mca.smumn.edu/, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, “like” them on Facebook, or call 507-453-5500.
The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts offers programming in dance, music, visual art, and theatre, year-round. Classes, lessons, workshops, and camps are offered for children ages 18 months and older and for adults at the Valéncia Arts Center, located at 1164 West 10th St.