The LSU Department of Theatre will present its 2014 Fall Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Reilly Theater, Tower Drive on campus.
The concert features the LSU Dance Ensemble with choreography by Sandra Parks, head of dance, along with LSU dance instructors Blair Buras, Christine Chrest and Susan Perlis.
The concert will feature a new, contemporary work by Parks set to the music of Sergei Prokofiev accompanied by live performances from LSU School of Music faculty members including Associate Professor of Clarinet Deborah Chodacki, Associate Professor of Oboe Johanna Cox and Associate Professor of Double Bass Yung-chiao Wei, along with doctoral students Alicia Monroe on viola and Marianna Krewer on violin.
Additionally, Perlis, instructor of ballet, has created a piece incorporating the idea of audience interaction. Chrest, instructor of modern dance, will investigate the circular experience of time in a piece featuring guest artist Mary Bayle. Buras, instructor of jazz, will showcase intriguing, up-tempo movements as an expression of the human conformity to social norms.
Tickets range from $12 to $18, and are available by calling (225) 578-3527 or visiting theatre.lsu.edu. Tickets also can be purchased at box office locations within the LSU Union Theater and the Music & Dramatic Arts Building on Dalrymple Drive.
On performance nights, tickets will be on sale at the Reilly Theatre Box Office. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. In addition, season subscriptions also are available through the box office or the LSU Theatre website, theatre.lsu.edu.