2011-12 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.

    View the Events Calendar for Lively Arts.

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  • Crimson Pops

    Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Join us as we celebrate some of the most popular music and engaging theatrics we can muster, including performances by IUP Music Theater, Theater-by-the-Grove, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Dance Theater, the HoodleBug Brass, and the legendary IUP Marching Band.

    crimson pops  

  • The Alan Parsons Movement Project

    October 28 and 29, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. and October 30 at 2:00 p.m.; Zink Hall Dance Theater

    Dance Theater’s fall concert, the powerful, poetic, and often melancholic music of the Alan Parson’s Project brought to the stage.


  • Mystical Arts of Tibet: Sacred Music Sacred Dance

    Saturday, October 29, 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    The Tibetan monks return to Indiana, including a ten-day residency to create a spiritual sand Mandala and to present a colorful and traditional performance that will delight all ages. Also presented as part of Family Weekend at IUP.


  • Yamato: The Drummers of Japan

     Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center 

    Based near Osaka, Japan, this stunningly theatrical taiko drumming troupe regularly sells out its concerts held around the world and offers a performance that rattles the tribal rhythms inside all of us—a tremendously engaging and theatrical performance.


  • India Jazz Suites

    Friday, March 23, 2012, 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    With live musicians and two dancers, American tap and jazz combines with traditional dance and music from India in a show which crescendos to a dueling dancers finale, including eight live musicians and some surprises for everyone.


  • Wind Dances

    April 1, 2012;  2:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Modern dance to the chamber wind music of Gordon Jacob and Igor Stravinsky and performed by IUP Dance Theater and Chamber Winds Ensemble

    Wind Dances