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.
October 23–24 at 7:00 p.m., October 25 at 2:00 p.m.; Zink Hall, Dance Theater
The image-provoking lyrics of Peter Gabriel’s music unfold a world in which the audience shares in a man’s journey in the story of Gabriel’s Dream.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
The performers of Drum TAO are both highly trained athletes and highly expressive artists. Melodies of various genres and primal taiko rhythms result in an enchanting scene that only this Japan-based ensemble can present. Using music, choreography, humor, and spectacle, the group has critics raving about their extraordinary precision, energy, and stamina.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
RIOULT Dance NY fast became an established name in modern dance with a reputation for presenting the sensual, articulate, and exquisitely musical works of Pascal Rioult. Since starting his own company, Rioult has dedicated his energies to developing his own choreographic style and nurturing a robust ensemble of dancers.
Monday, March 28, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
Founded in 1989 by principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Radchenko, the Moscow Festival Ballet brings together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.
Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
IUP Dance Theater combines forces with the vocal arts, piano, and percussion areas of the IUP Department of music, bringing to life a visual and exciting new interpretation of Carl Orff's monumental work.
Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices
60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP
September 10–November 6, University Museum
The Awakening of Spring
October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove