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WKU students, alumni to present ‘The Dance Project’ Feb. 14-16

The Dance Project will be presented Feb. 14-16 at Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre.

The Dance Project will be presented Feb. 14-16 at Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre.

WKU Dance students will take to the stage Feb. 14-16 to perform original pieces with unique stories and styles in The Dance Project, part of the Department of Theatre and Dance Next Stage Series.

This year, The Dance Project will include choreography from WKU dance alumni Kylene Stephens, Mitchell Haley, Ashleigh Keefer, Roshunda Brown and Becky Gotsch. It can often be hard for dancers, once they graduate, to find resources and venues to continue the craft of choreography. This opportunity allows them access to dancers, studio space and a performance where they can present their unique work. It also allows the department’s current students the opportunity to connect with former students and establish professional connections and insight into the professional world.

The Dance Project will be performed in the Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre, a venue that allows the audience to be closer to the dancers and really be a part of the performance.

Performances take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15 and 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets are $6 and may be purchased online at wku.showare.com or by calling the box office at (270) 745-3121.

About WKU Theatre and Dance: More than 15,000 people were entertained by the WKU Department of Theater and Dance last year. The department presents more than 20 productions every year to including four Mainstage productions, four Mainstage dance concerts, three student-choreographed dance concerts, a Children’s Theatre Series, a Studio Series of student-directed works, a Before Broadway Series featuring a staged reading of a new musical, and a Next Stage Series of showcases and works in progress.

More information about the WKU Department of Theatre and Dance can be found at www.wku.edu/theatre-and-dance or by calling the department at (270) 745-5845.  Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @wkutheatredance.

Contact: Julie Pride, (270) 779-2560.

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