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UVU’s Repertory Ballet Ensemble In Concert

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October 25, 2012
For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807
Written by: Cheryl Kamenski (801) 863-6351

A mix of classical and contemporary ballet choreography and music will showcase the skill and artistry of new and returning student performers at the Utah Valley University Repertory Ballet Ensemble in concert Nov. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ragan Theater located in the Sorensen Student Center.

This concert is a biannual event produced in association with UVU’s School of the Arts and showcases the varied, stylistic range and talents of the students. The ensemble has an exciting group of new students joining the talented artists who return with the company.

The students will perform a modern ballet piece by UVU Dance associate professor Amy Markgraf-Jacobson in addition to contemporary ballet pieces by UVU graduate and professional dancer Joni Tuttle and nationally known choreographer John Corsa.

Mark Borchelt, UVU Repertory Ballet Ensemble co-director, created a neo-classical work to the music of Franz Josef Hayden, and former Ballet West dancer, Annie Breneman, has re-staged excerpts from the Marius Petipa classic ballet “Raymonda.”

For tickets, visit the UVU School of the Arts box office in the Noorda Theatre, Campus Connection in the Sorensen Student Center or order by phone at 801-863-PLAY.

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About UVU

Utah Valley University is located in Orem, Utah and is home to more than 30,000 students. UVU began as a vocational school during World War II, and in the seven decades since has evolved into a technical school, community school, state college and, finally a comprehensive regional teaching university. UVU is one of Utah’s largest institutions of higher learning and offers programs ranging from career training to high-demand master degrees, with emphasis on undergraduate education.

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