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Rhode Island College Dance Company
Events 2008/2009
October 12, 2008 to January 19, 2009 Posted October 7, 2008



Rhode Island College
Dance Company 2008/2009

October 24, 2008 to April 25, 2009


Rhode Island College was the first college in the state to focus on dance. It's dance company was founded in 1958 and RIC has been one of the driving forces for dance ever since. Every year RIC brings in noted choregraphers to work with the dance company and every year the dance company offers performance, open classes and other events to the Rhode Island community at affordable rates.




RIC Dance Company Events Schedule




OCTOBER 2008


October 22 to 24, 2008
Rhode Island College Dance Company Mini-Concert
For School Children

Sapinsley Hall
Nazarian Center
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 10am
Tickets: free
Reservations & Information: Angelica Vessella, managing director, at 401-456-9791 or acardente1@ric.edu

Offered free to all school children in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts since the 1960s, these concerts provide young audiences with an informative and enjoyable introduction to contemporary dance forms. Repertory selections will include works by NYC based Gus Solomons, jr, alumni Kellie Ann Lynch as well as local choreographers Eva Marie Pacheco, Michael Bolger and Katie McNamara. 



Friday October 24, 2008
Rhode Island College Dance Company October Concert
with Providence Ballet Theatre

Sapinsley Hall
Nazarian Center
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $14.00
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm
This performance marks Providence Ballet Theatre's first professional conscert and will feature the work of Eva Marie PAcheco and Michael Bolger.

Pacheco is the owner and director of PBT. She is also the artistic director of the Providence Youth Ballet and is on the dance faculties of RIC and Brown University.

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DECEMBER 2008


Friday December 5, 2008
Rhode Island College Dance Company Winter Concert
with Paradigm Dance Company

Sapinsley Hall
Nazarian Center
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $14.00
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm
Paradigm is an exciting performance ensmble that vividly illustrates the eloquence that years of dance experience bring to dance expression. Paradigm celebrates the talents of mature artisits on stage and has created a dance reperatory for mature prossional dancers by commissioning work from choreographers of different ages and styles.

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FEBRUARY 2009


February 28 to March 2, 2009
50th Anniversary Celebration
Nazarian Center
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 6pm
Tickets: tba
Reservations & Information: Angelica Vessella, managing director, at 401-456-9791 or acardente1@ric.edu

Past and present RIC alumni are invited to celebrate as the company recognizes five decades of dance. Join us for a evening of history, food , drink, and dance as the RIC Dance Company commenmoratess its Golden Anniversary.

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February 27 to March 1, 2009
Spring Concert
50th Anniversary Celebration

Auditorium
Roberts Hall
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: Thursday through Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm
Tickets: $14.00
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm

The RIC Dance Company will perform works by guests, local alumni andf faulty aartists, including Gus Solomons jr; Liam CLancy '95, Eva Manie Pacheco, RIC dance faculty an ddirector of Providence Ballet Theatre; Olase Freeman, RIC faculty: and Angela Vessella '97, m'07 & RIC faculty.

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MARCH 2009




Sunday, March 1, 2009
Spring Concert
50th Anniversary Celebration

Auditorium
Roberts Hall
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 2pm
Tickets: $14.00
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm

The RIC Dance Company will perform works by guests, local alumni andf faulty aartists, including Gus Solomons jr; Liam CLancy '95, Eva Manie Pacheco, RIC dance faculty an ddirector of Providence Ballet Theatre; Olase Freeman, RIC faculty: and Angela Vessella '97, m'07 & RIC faculty.

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March 26 & 27, 2009
Faculty & Alumni Concert
Forman Theatre
Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $12.00
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm
RIC professor,Melody Ward and rising star alum, Kellie Ann Lynch present new work.

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APRIL 2009


April 23 & 24, 2009
Student Choreography Showcase
Forman Theatre
Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
Rhode Island College
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI 02908-1991
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $8.00
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm
RIC's top student choreographer will present new work.

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Rhode Island College

600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence RI
02908-1991
Reservations: 401-456-8144
Box Office hours M - F 10am-4pm

See schedule for individual pricing

SCHEDULE
      October 2008
      November 2008
      January 2009
      February 2009
      March 2009
      April 2009

OPEN DANCE CLASSES
Rhode Island community dancers are invited to participate in open Dance Company classes with visiting choreographers at the very low price of $8.00 a class.
      November - with Bridgman/Packer Dance
      January - with Douglas Dunn
      January - with Andrea Woods

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