The 2019–20 Dance Season

  • The dance events of this season include touring artists from around the world and IUP Dance Theater.

    With a variety of performances that spans cultures and eras, there is sure to be something for almost every taste from modern to classical to unique collaborations.

    View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.

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  • It’s Just a Bunch of “Hocus Pocus”

    March 27–28, 7:00 p.m., and March 29, 2;00 p.m., Zink Dance Studio, 2nd Floor Zink Hall

    Join IUP Dance Theater as they unfold their unique rendition of It’s Just a Bunch of “Hocus Pocus.” On Halloween night the Sanderson Sisters are brought back from the dead by curious youth who then find themselves pursued by the sisters. Throughout the night the youth and a cat named Binx attempt to defeat the Sanderson Sisters. Under the direction of Holly Boda-Sutton, IUP Dance Theater will tell their tale through original choreography on the Zink Dance Auditorium stage.

    Hocus Pocus

  • West Virginia Dance Company

    Thursday, April 9, 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    For its 43rd season, the WV Dance Company introduces a new project, Love of Power vs. Power of Love, which explores the choice between exerting power over others or acting out of love.

    West Virginia Dance Company


  • Stargazer

    November 15–16, 7:00 p.m., November 17, 2:00 p.m., Zink Dance Studio, 2nd Floor Zink Hall

    Join the IUP Dance Theater on a journey through the cosmos. Through movement and original music, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe. Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton, with an original score by David Martynuik, the work will include choreography and musical performance by invited guest artists.


  • Other Upcoming Events

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices

    Photo of a Mountain for 60s, 70s, 80s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    September 10–November 6, University Museum

    Spring 177 x 133

    The Awakening of Spring

    October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove